[Mageia-dev] Pyro update

Guillaume Rousse guillomovitch at gmail.com
Tue May 29 15:02:48 CEST 2012

Le 29/05/2012 14:56, Oliver Burger a écrit :
> Hi there,
> I notice we have pyro 3.10 in the repositories. By now, according to the
> projects homepage at http://packages.python.org/Pyro4/intro.html pyro
> 4.x (which is a reimplementation) can be considered as the main branch
> of the project.
> So what to do? Both versions of pyro are not api compatible, so just
> updating pyro 3.x to pyro 4.x might crush someone's applications.
That's true for all other similar librairies...

> So should we import pyro 4.x as a versioned package and keep pyro 3.x as
> it is or should we rename pyro 3.x to pyro3 and import pyro 4.x as pyro?
> I would prefer the first way, since upstream choose to call the newer
> version pyro4 instead of pyro.
Without any explicit need for additional complexity, the simpler the better.
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