[Python-Dev] Keyword meanings [was: Accept just PEP-0426]

Paul Moore p.f.moore at gmail.com
Mon Dec 10 17:44:46 CET 2012

On 10 December 2012 16:35, Toshio Kuratomi <a.badger at gmail.com> wrote:
> I have no problems with Obsoletes, Conflicts, Requires, and Provides types
> of fields are marked informational.  In fact, there are many cases where
> packages are overzealous in their use of Requires right now that cause
> distributions to patch the dependency information in the package metadata.

Given the endless debate on these fields, and the fact that it pretty
much all seems to be about what happens when tools enforce them, I'm
+1 on this. Particularly as these fields were not the focus of this
change to the spec in any case.


More information about the Python-Dev mailing list