On Wed, 2020-06-24 at 19:48 +0200, Andreas Sturmlechner wrote:
> On Wednesday, 24 June 2020 13:19:08 CEST Rich Freeman wrote:
> > You seem to think that maintainers should know if they're maintaining
> > a v2-only package. I suspect that most maintainers don't pay that
> > close attention to what versions of python are supported by their
> > various packages, and neither do most users.
> I would expect exactly that of maintainers. By now, there has been py27-EOL 
> mail on this list aplenty for everyone to get the message.
> Instead, every single maintainer should already have removed py27 from 
> defaults and be actively cutting down the resulting package.use list of those 
> packages they maintain and if necessary also their dependencies.

I think you're making the wrong assumption that Gentoo developers run
bleeding edge systems.  Instead, many of them prefer running stable
and avoiding anything even remotely problematic.

Best regards,
Michał Górny

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