[Pkg-ayatana-devel] Bug#912959: python-ayatana-appindicator: depends on deprecated python-gobject-2
smcv at debian.org
Mon Nov 5 09:17:13 GMT 2018
User: pkg-gnome-maintainers at lists.alioth.debian.org
Usertags: oldlibs pygobject-2
Tags: buster sid
Control: block 912946 by -1
This package depends on python-gobject-2, which is the old "static"
Python binding for GLib and GObject.
python-gobject-2 is only available for Python 2, and is unmaintained
upstream. Python 2 will also reach end-of-life upstream during the
lifetime of Debian 10 'buster'. Please port dependent packages to use
PyGI (the python-gi or python3-gi packages in Debian), which is the
GObject-Introspection-based replacement for python-gobject-2.
More information about porting from the static bindings is available here:
python-gobject-2 and Python 2 will probably be removed from Debian during
the bullseye release cycle, so the severity of this bug is likely to be
increased to serious after the buster release.
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