Subject: Re: Splitting devel/mercurial
To: Thomas Klausner <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Peter Schuller <email@example.com>
Date: 07/24/2006 20:57:05
> > I wanted to package cvs20hg in wip, but ran into the problem that
> > rcsparse (a dependency of cvs20hg) requires Python 2.4. cvs20hg requires
> > both rcsparse and the mercurial libraries; so if devel/mercurial has been
> > installed with Python 2.3, there is breakage.
> How about taking the easy way out of making mercurial only accept python24?
That certainly solves my particular problem.
I guess the only real situation where that might not be appropriate is if
there are mercurial extensions that don't work with 2.4 for some reason.
If that's considered acceptable; fine by me. I just figured that my desire to
package some other application in wip was not a very good reason to further
restrict the mercurial package.
/ Peter Schuller, InfiDyne Technologies HB
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