nia <nia%NetBSD.org@localhost> writes: > On Fri, Apr 15, 2022 at 08:34:48AM -0400, Greg Troxel wrote: >> I don't really understand the concern about people with 37 and updating >> pkgsrc. If someone wants to update pkgsrc on a machine to a newer >> branch (or current, but we're basically talking about people who are >> likely on branches), that means using provided binaries or building your >> own, but a consistent set. People using 37 and updating need to have >> all their modules working with 37 still, and that's increasingly >> non-viable. Really, the piont is that it's harder than moving whatever >> to 38 or 39, in almost all cases. > > Basically personal experience from dealing with versioned python > stuff at work... lots of internal scripts, often with no dependencies > on the standard library, switching to a new major version of python > is a lot of tweaking for no gain, especially if the previous major > version is still getting reliability fixes. OK, I can see that. So you would be ok with "keep python37, but not have py-foo make a py37-foo"?
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