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Re: Python-3.x progress suggestion

On Thu, Jan 16, 2014 at 03:19:05PM +0100, Thomas Klausner wrote:
> Hi!
> To improve pkgsrc support for Python-3.x, I would like to change the
> default for python packages to assume they _do_ build with Python-3.x,
> instead of the current default assumption that they do not.
> Reason: The majority of packages nowadays are Python-3.x compatible, see e.g.
> Effective change for pkgsrc: I'd like to retire
> PYTHON_VERSIONS_INCLUDE_3X, in other words, add 33 to
> PYTHON_VERSIONS_ACCEPTED by default. If a package doesn't build with
> python-3.3, it should be noted in the package as usual (i.e., setting
> To avoid too much bulk build breakage, I'm currently doing a build of
> */py-* with PYTHON_VERSIONS_INCLUDE_3X=yes in my /etc/mk.conf. I'll
> mark all breaking packages with PYTHON_VERSIONS_INCOMPATIBLE=33 and
> then throw the switch.
> Does anyone see any problems with this?

None at all




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