Ciaran McCreesh wrote:
On Fri, 19 Mar 2010 03:54:28 -0500
Dale<>  wrote:
Ciaran McCreesh wrote:
On Thu, 18 Mar 2010 23:17:17 +0100
Ben de Groot<>   wrote:

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

Most packages in the tree are useless to the great majority of
Which is why most users don't install everything.  I have about 1000
packages installed here.  The packages installed are either something
I use or a dependency of something I use.  What exactly is this being
installed for again?  If nothing depends on it, there is no need to
have it.
It's being installed because it's a dependency of something you use.

Replace Python with any other library and we wouldn't be having this

OK. Right now, as you type this, what package depends on python-3 and won't work with python-2? Anything at all? If it is nothing, then why install it?

Since python-3 is not what the system is using, it's not getting used even if it is installed. So as I mentioned in another reply, portage is installing something and it is just sitting there doing nothing. What is the point in that?


:-)  :-)

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