[csw-maintainers] Python 3.x

Peter FELECAN pfelecan at opencsw.org
Thu Aug 1 17:38:42 CEST 2013

"Maciej (Matchek) Bliziński" <maciej at opencsw.org> writes:

> 2013/8/1 Yann Rouillard <yann at pleiades.fr.eu.org>:
>> Ok, maybe we should try to include python 3 in the reflection to be sure it
>> doesn't bring some new problem. This way we could define a consistent policy
>> for Python.
>> If I understand well, we will prefix all python 3 modules with CSWpy33- our
>> CSWpy3- ?
> I was thinking CSWpy3-.
> Before we do anything, let's (as always) look closer at what's Debian
> doing and why.

They have python3 as a prefix when for 2.x they have a naked python

>> It seems for python 3, they tried to define a stable ABI / API subset:
>> http://www.python.org/dev/peps/pep-0384/
> My current working assumption is that we will have one module location
> for all Python 3 minor versions. It's just the question of figuring
> out a way the module build scripts to put files where we want them.

We want them in /opt/csw/lib/python3.3 and from the upstream build
system is what they do anyway.

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