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Re: [alpine-devel] Python 3 in Alpine 3.5

From: Bartłomiej Piotrowski <>
Date: Mon, 6 Jun 2016 19:21:40 +0200

On 2016-06-03 17:20, Sander Maijers wrote:
> Hi all,
> I use a lot of Python including Aports, and would not mind if they
> were all removed. It would be good though if documentation is provided
> how to get up and running installing python packages. E.g.
> ca-certificates must be installed first for pip to work properly with
> PyPI.

That would be certainly resolved on dependencies level, so py-pip
automatically pulls ca-certificates.

> You can measure popularity by checking the number of downloads of
> Python Aports. This will give a more direct measure than general
> popularity, namely the likelihood that Alpine Linux users will be
> dissatisfied once those Aports are no longer available. Please check
> who is currently maintaining py3 Aports and query them, as they may be
> more offended if Aports are removed without a lot of consultation than
> users in general.

Good idea. I'll see if we can get such stats from somewhere.


Received on Mon Jun 06 2016 - 19:21:40 UTC