Bug#625509: python3-debian and python 3.3

Colin Watson cjwatson at ubuntu.com
Mon Jun 18 17:44:44 UTC 2012

On Mon, Jun 18, 2012 at 06:12:09PM +0100, Stuart Prescott wrote:
> the patch for python3 support in python-debian works very nicely for python 
> 3.2. I was experimenting with python 3.3 (not in Debian and not even released 
> yet!) because I was interested in lzma support and, with the newer python3, 
> there looks like there will be test suite failures. 
> The last of these is trivially fixable with
>     def seekable(self):
>         return True

In arfile.ArMember, right?  Makes sense.  I guess that should be a 32nd
patch in this series, since it doesn't immediately fit into any of the

> the others look like a change in the way subprocess thinks about communicate() 
> but I can't see anything in the 3.3 release notes that discusses this.

I think those other failures indicate that you're missing the
python3-apt patch from #656288.  Could you make sure of that?  It'd be
good to ensure that this all tests out cleanly with 3.3.


Colin Watson                                       [cjwatson at ubuntu.com]

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