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Re: CVS commit: pkgsrc/devel/py-txaio
>> Module Name: pkgsrc
>> Committed By: adam
>> Date: Thu Jan 23 14:20:35 UTC 2020
>> Modified Files:
>> pkgsrc/devel/py-txaio: Makefile PLIST distinfo
>> Log Message:
>> py-txaio: updated to 20.1.1
>> Drop support for Python 2.x.
> Can you explain whether there is anything in pkgsrc that is 2.x only
> that depeends on this? I can't tell from your commit messsage whether
> you are sure there aren't, in which case this is ok. Or whether this is
> breaking something, in which case it's not ok according to the plan of
> how to cope with the 2.7 situation.
I checked that before committing (I always do). py-txaio is required by:
but these are already Python 3.x only.
By the way, there are more and more packages that drop 2.x support. It has become extremely difficult to maintain 2.x compatibility within PkgSrc. (For exmaple, I am still holding an import of newer Numpy along with the old one, because of the tedious work that has to be done). I guess, in the end, it is a question of having up to date package versus keeping the stale ones for the sake of the dead Python.
That's my observation. :)
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