[Matthias Klose, 2018-06-08] > from my point of view this doesn't address: > > - being able to de-install the python command for buster, if > people don't use it. Most dependencies are auto-generated, so > these could be replaced by dependencies on python2. I would > assume that the majority of users won't have to install the > python package anymore, unless they are doing python2 > development.
how about generating dependencies on python2.7 and moving pycompile/pyclean there as well (this also solves pre-dependency issue) > - Not having a python package in bullseye (buster+1), but a > python2 package doesn't point to any "default" anymore. Many > users are installing just python, because it's the unversioned > package. So make it clear that this is another version, and > with having the choice of python2 and python3, most users will > install python3. same here additional question: why do you need for all that python2-doc, python2-minimal, python2-dev, libpython2-dev, libpython2-stdlib, python2-dbg and libpython2-dbg binary packages? -- GPG: 1D2F A898 58DA AF62 1786 2DF7 AEF6 F1A2 A745 7645