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Re: openssl-1.0-only packages?

On Tue, Feb 20, 2018 at 08:47:34PM +0100, Dr. Thomas Orgis wrote:
> Oh, thanks for pointing that out. I was tempted to only install Python
> 3.x with our next pkgsrc prefix and see who complains. If stuff like
> mercurial still does not work with py3, then I guess I have to postpone
> that further. I wonder how long varioys python libraries will continue
> to work with 2.7. And yes, some time ago I wondered if 3.x will ever
> take over, but I was under the impression that they finally are doing
> it in this decade.

Various libraries are starting to drop the ball on 2.7 support. Which is
highly annoying for all the already mentioned reasons and because 3.x
also tends to be significantly slower for many important test cases.


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