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Re: textproc/pygments: Update to 2.7.2 (patch included)
On Tue, Oct 27, 2020 at 10:32:02AM +0000, Michael-John Turner wrote:
> On Tue, Oct 27, 2020 at 10:50:19AM +0100, Adam wrote:
> > v2.6 drops support for Python 2.7.
> > We have to deal with that first, somehow. :)
> Ah yes, good point.
> Perhaps renaming py-pygments to py-pygments25 (indicating that it's not
> going to move beyond v2.5.x) for Python 2.7-only packages to depend on is an
> option? py-pygments could then be a Python 3.x-only package. Some changes
> to dependencies may be required (so that Python 2.7-only packages depend on
> py-pygments25 rather than py-pygments). Of course the problem is that
> py-pygments25 and py-pygments couldn't be installed at the same time unless
> there was some patching of all Python 2.7 packages that used it (and I
> don't think that's an exercise worth undertaking).
> Something similar-ish is in place for BeautifulSoup but it's made a lot
> easier by the two Python modules having different names. py-ipython and
> py-ipython5 seem to be another case but I've not looked at them too closely.
> Thoughts? :)
We have a framework for that, see
pkgsrc/lang/python/versioned_dependencies.mk. The standard procedure
is to import the last python 2.x version under a different directory,
limit it to python 2.7, switch all users to versioned_dependencies.mk
and update the existing package to the latest version, limiting it to
The packages won't conflict because the PKGNAMEs are py27-* and py3*.
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