On Fri, 19 Mar 2010 04:23:31 -0500
Dale <rdalek1...@gmail.com> wrote:
> > 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
> > discussion.
> 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?

And that's where you're making the mistake: you're treating Python as
being different from every other package.

In every other case, you want things to be using the newest version of a
slotted package where possible. Why aren't you complaining that you were
forced to install gcc 4.3 and 4.1 when 3.4 worked just fine?

Ciaran McCreesh

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