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Re: the state of python 2.7

On Tue, May 02, 2023 at 05:51:41PM -0400, Greg Troxel wrote:
> At this point, I see any open-source code that doesn't work with python
> 3 to be effectively unmaintained.  It is thus an interesting question
> whether pkgsrc developers should expend effort to keep it going, beyond
> what's needed to keep open source code that is still useful despite
> being unmaintained available to users.

pkgsrc just moved from "I don't care about keeping Python 2.7 support in
packages" to "I'm actively removing things to allow Python 2.7 to
coexist". Being unmaintained never stopped software being in pkgsrc.


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