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Re: [alpine-devel] Normalizing Python packages in aports

From: A. Wilcox <>
Date: Mon, 11 Mar 2019 10:51:27 -0500

On Mar 11, 2019, at 10:29 AM, Drew DeVault <> wrote:
> [disclaimer: I work on a mailman competitor]
> I'm not terribly fond of mailman v2 either, but also not of v1, and I
> don't think that we should hold up Python 2 for its sake. You should
> probably convince the upstream to migrate to Python 3 rather than try to
> convince downstream to hold onto deprecated software.

Mailman 3 is the one that uses Python 3. We use it at Adélie.

Mailman 2 is deprecated and no longer maintained. Upstream is not going to port it; they did that already, giving Mailman 3.


A. Wilcox (Sent from my iPhone - not signed)
Project Lead, Adélie Linux
Received on Mon Mar 11 2019 - 10:51:27 UTC