Package: boa-constructor
Severity: normal


This is one of 3 packages in the archive that still depends on

I intend to have the pychecker package removed from unstable a little
while after buster is released.  Besides its lack of support for Python
3, pychecker has been completely unsupported upstream for close to a
decade.  It really should have been removed from the archive years ago.

I am not sure whether it's possible to convert boa-constructor to some
alternative tool, such as pylint.  You may simply need to disable the
parts of boa-constructor that depend on pychecker.  Or perhaps
boa-constructor is obsolete and should itself be removed from the

If you let me know that you are intending to convert boa-constructor to
some alternative and need some time to complete that work, I will hold
off on removing pychecker from the archive until after you're done.  If
I don't hear anything, then I'll move forward and have the package
removed sometime in late July.



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