Subject: Re: time to change PYTHON_VERSION_DEFAULT to 24?
To: Greg Troxel <email@example.com>
From: Peter Schuller <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 07/24/2006 22:26:35
> It's starting to seem awkward for python's default to be at 2.3, when
> there are increasinly many packages that need 2.4. I tried to build
> some things that depended on a 2.4-only package and gave up, adding
> PYTHON_VERSION_DEFAULT= 24
> to /etc/mk.conf, which resulted in successful builds.
> Is it time to change the default to 24?
Sounds like a great idea IMO. 2.4 isn't exactly bleading edge or imature, so I
see no need to be conservative. And as you say, a lot of stuff already
requires 2.4 anyway.
/ Peter Schuller, InfiDyne Technologies HB
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