[Python-modules-team] Bug#640303: pdfminer: please provide a python3 version

Daniele Tricoli eriol at mornie.org
Sun Sep 11 15:51:46 UTC 2011

Hello Julian,

On Sunday 04 September 2011 10:34:41 you wrote:
> I have successfully run 2to3 over the source code, and there does not
> seem to be any obvious reason why this would not be possible.  The
> majority of changes are to do with imports, the print function, the
> xrange function and other standard python2 -> python3 changes.  There
> are a few occurrences of "xxx_todo_changeme" arising from functions
> using implicit tuple unpacking, but these are essentially harmless,
> and the changeme is a request for a prettier name rather than anything
> showstopping.

Did you try, after the conversion, the test suite? Right now the Debian 
package for pdfminer is only for python 2.x because upstream declares that 
python 3 is not supported.

I will try to build a python3 package using 2to3 soon. Thanks for the 

Kind regards,

 Daniele Tricoli 'Eriol'
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