On 18 March 2010 21:53, Doktor Notor <notordok...@gmail.com> wrote:
> On Thu, 18 Mar 2010 21:27:50 +0100
> Ben de Groot <yng...@gentoo.org> wrote:
>> > Since the last option will take time in any case, I guess the first
>> > option is the best to achieve the desired goal: make sure Python 3
>> > stays as far away as possible from any system that doesn't need it.
>> And the best way to do that is to package.mask it.
> Mask in the CVS tree?! Hmmm, there are tons of broken junk long dead
> upstream in the tree that doesn't even compile - guess what - not
> masked and noone's caring.

If that is the case, that is bad practice and should be remedied,
not used as an excuse to commit more crimes.

> Why on earth would you mask a working
> package with extremely active maintainer in CVS

Because it is extremely useless to the great majority of users.

Ben de Groot
Gentoo Linux Qt project lead developer

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