Putting packages up for adoption
Fri Mar 27 20:52:02 GMT 2020
On Fri, 2020-03-27 at 18:52 +0100, Marco Atzeri 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.
In my experience, particularly on Cygwin, the first and most common
cause of testsuite errors are in the tests themselves. While
eventually fixing these would certainly be welcome, I wouldn't block
progress thereon. How does the saying go, "don't let perfection be the
enemy of the good"?
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