[Catalog-sig] "python 2 only" classifier

Chris McDonough chrism at plope.com
Mon Dec 19 20:14:11 CET 2011


On Mon, 2011-12-19 at 18:56 +0100, Stefan Krah wrote:
> Yuval Greenfield <ubershmekel at gmail.com> wrote:
> > I'd already contacted several maintainers of packages with such a request.
> > Starting this project I assumed PyPI would be a reliable source for this
> > information, so I hope you can understand my mindset.
> 
> No, unfortunately PyPI isn't so reliable in that respect. Short of
> downloading and checking each package manually, the next best option
> is to check:
> 
>     http://code.activestate.com/pypm/
> 
> Here we go:
> 
>     http://code.activestate.com/pypm/pylint/   ->  green
>     http://code.activestate.com/pypm/logilab-common/  ->  green
>     http://code.activestate.com/pypm/logilab-astng/  -> green
> 
>     http://code.activestate.com/pypm/paste/  ->  green
>     http://code.activestate.com/pypm/pycrypto/  ->  green
>     http://code.activestate.com/pypm/python-dateutil/  -> green
>     http://code.activestate.com/pypm/zconfig/  ->  green
>     http://code.activestate.com/pypm/zdaemon/  ->  green
>     http://code.activestate.com/pypm/pyopenssl/  -> green
> 
>     http://code.activestate.com/pypm/ordereddict/  ->  green
>     [ordereddict is still red on your site]
> 
>     http://code.activestate.com/pypm/yolk/  ->  green

I can speak from experience that paste is not 3.X compatible.  I'm not
sure why PyPM would list it compatible.  Maybe it installs, but it
doesn't work.

- C




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