On Tue, Jul 28, 2020 at 7:32 PM Aaron Bauman <b...@gentoo.org> wrote: > On July 28, 2020 9:57:44 PM EDT, Gordon Pettey <petteyg...@gmail.com> wrote: > >That dependency is only if USE="-gnuefi". sys-boot/gnu-efi has no > >Python > >dependency. Instead of masking/removing refind, remove the USE flag and > >force the gnu-efi dependency, or reverse the condition, add > >IUSE="tianocore", and mask that USE flag. > > > >On Tue, Jul 28, 2020 at 7:06 PM Aaron Bauman <b...@gentoo.org> wrote: > > > >> On Tue, Jul 28, 2020 at 04:55:57PM -0700, Matt Turner wrote: > >> > On Tue, Jul 28, 2020 at 4:17 PM Aaron Bauman <b...@gentoo.org> > >wrote: > >> > > sys-boot/refind > >> > > >> > How did you conclude that this package depends on Python at all? > >> > > >> > >> Hi, Matt. It has a dependency on sys-boot/udk which was masked due to > >> using py2.7 only. Hope that helps. > >> > >> -- > >> Cheers, > >> Aaron > >> > > That is for the maintainer to decide. Hence, all the previous discussions > surrounding this topic. It is a massive undertaking to remove py2.7 from the > tree.
You've made a very strong case for filing bugs and asking maintainers to figure out what to do before masking packages for removal.