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Re: Right way to switch to python 2.7 default

Mayuresh <> writes:

> I tried building some packages that complained of dependencies for py27
> versions - py27-cairo for one.
> Tried setting PYTHON_VERSION_DEFAULT to 26 as most existing packages are
> built with 26, though for some of the packages this did not solve the
> problem (although 26 was given as acceptable version in their make files).
> Instead of trying to pull on with 26, thought I should rebuild packages
> with 27 as some packages might start insisting on 27 is what appeared from
> above.
> If I try to rebuild, make install/update reports PLIST conflicts with py26
> version of the package.
> Trying to manually delete the py26 version throws lots of dependencies.
> It's looking daunting to rebuild all those.
> What is a good recipe for this situation - or is the only way to rebuild
> everything that transitively depended on python26?

Those packages do not overlap (at least, usually):

$ pkg_info -e "python*"


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