[Proposal ] Name of Python's port
Anders F Björklund
afb at macports.org
Sun Feb 3 02:50:18 PST 2008
Ryan Schmidt wrote:
>> What do you think of this?
>> I' like to hear some comments on this and
>> as a long-term goal, it would be nice to have a portnaming guildeline
>> for python (or ALl ports across MacPorts project)
> The guideline is: use a numbered prefix if there's a good reason to. A
> prefix was not used for the python 2.4 ports because there was no
> python 2.5 at the time. Now there is, and I think it was just deemed
> too much of a hassle to rename all the py-* ports to py24-*.
Fixing the current issues for the python25 port, or with MacPorts
having /usr/bin/python as default, would be better than just renaming a
lot of deprecated ports... For instance all ports using py-gtk2 was
already forced to upgrade to using py25-gtk instead... ?
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