henri at henrimenke.de
Sat Feb 6 18:14:23 CET 2021
On Sat, 2021-02-06 at 18:10 +0100, AW wrote:
> somebody reports that the installation of texlive pulls in some python2
> packages. The mailinglist is the dev-list of openSUSE factory.
> A maintainer of Python packages at openSUSE answers:
> > Yes, and I call on TeXLive maintainers to do something about it,
> > because there is a big chance that Pretty Soon™ their packages
> > will crash hard, when we remove Python 2 from Factory.
> Factory is kind of misleading, it's the rolling release called Tumbleweed, so
> maybe many people will be affected, including me. Maybe you can do something
> about it.
The OpenSUSE maintainers of TeX Live should just stop packaging this particular
script. It's unreasonable to demand upstream to remove code just because
downstream changes their packaging habits.
> Have a nice weekend!
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