Putting packages up for adoption

Hamish McIntyre-Bhatty hamishmb@live.co.uk
Fri Mar 27 18:32:27 GMT 2020


On 27/03/2020 17:53, Marco Atzeri via Cygwin-apps wrote:
> Am 26.03.2020 um 08:19 schrieb Yaakov Selkowitz:
>> On Thu, 2020-03-26 at 06:54 +0100, Marco Atzeri via Cygwin-apps wrote:
>>> Am 20.03.2020 um 04:47 schrieb Yaakov Selkowitz:
>
>> I would suggest the following:
>>
>> * python2-2.7.z continues to provide all '2' symlinks.
>>
>> * python38 be updated to 3.8.2, and 3.8 be designated the next default
>> 'python3' version (with the '3' symlinks continued to be kept
>> separate), and adjust python-wheel.cygclass accordingly.
>>
>> * Similarly, a separate package (in Fedora it's called 'python-
>> unversioned-command') provide unversioned symlinks, pointing to 2.7 for
>> now (for compatibility).
>>
>> * Anything currently dependent on 'python' or 'python2' should either
>> be dropped if no longer needed, switched to 3 is possible, otherwise
>> rebuilt.
>>
>> * Drop 2.7 from the "default" version set in python-wheel.cygclass, and
>> only build those modules that are actually needed by other things by
>> specifying "all".
>>
>> * Once that's done, look at what's still depending on /usr/bin/python
>> ('python-unversioned-command'), and based on that decide when that can
>> be changed to point to python3.
>>
>> HTH,
>>
>> -- 
>> Yaakov
>>
>
> The plan looks fine. Thanks for it
>
> unfortunately I see unexpected segfault on the testsuite
>
> 0:00:03 load avg: 1.65 [ 24/404] test_argparse -- test_applesingle
> skipped
> 0:00:11 load avg: 1.58 [ 25/404] test_array
> 0:00:12 load avg: 1.58 [ 26/404] test_ascii_formatd
> make: *** [Makefile:878: test] Segmentation fault (core dumped)
>
> for both 2.7.17 and your original 2.7.16.
>
> as I saw other segfault on other programs recently
> I assume that one of compiler/binutils/cygwin has some problem.
>
> 3.8.2 seems to stall later in the test, so it is another issue.
>
> Regards
> Marco

Marco,

Out of interest, are you also adopting the modules for Python 2 and 3?
If not, or if you're not keen to adopt all of them, there are a few I'd
like to adopt (python-wx, python-bs4, and python-pip).

Hamish

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