[Python-modules-team] Bug#917418: nbsphinx no more support Python 2

Jerome BENOIT calculus at rezozer.net
Thu Jan 3 03:36:08 GMT 2019


On 03/01/2019 07:20, Thorsten Glaser wrote:
> Hi Jerome,
>> The issue was resolved in package 0.4.1+ds-2.
> you “resolved” it by no longer building the binary package.
> However, there are packages still (build-)depending on it,
> which you might wish to inform: see #918079 for an example,
> You might also with to file an RM (RoM) bug with ftpmasters
> so that they remove the stray binary package from the archive;
> the current situation has it still available, making quinn-diff
> believe that its r-build-depends are installable, whereas the
> package fails to configure. This is bad.
> If not all users can switch to python3-nbsphinx in time for
> the release, it might make sense to package python-nbsphinx
> 0.3.x separately, like it was done with src:matplotlib2, for
> the packages still depending on the Python 2 version. (It is
> intended, after all, that Python 2 support will be kept until
> some time after buster, but before bullseye, after all.)

My understanding is that sphinx no more support Python as well
(this is the excuse from the uptream maintainer):
if sphinx still supports Python 2 in Buster,
then it makes sense to make nbsphin supporting Python 2 in Buster.

Ok, I will have a look this week end.


> Thanks,
> //mirabilos

Jerome BENOIT | calculus+at-rezozer^dot*net
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