Uninstall

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Tue Aug 4 20:31:50 CEST 2015


On Tuesday, August 4, 2015 at 7:29:29 AM UTC-7, Grant Edwards wrote:
> On 2015-08-04, milos zorica <miloshzorica at gmail.com> wrote:
> 
> > you can't fully uninstall python from OSX, linux, BSD as there are many
> > python dependent system tools
> 
> Well, technically you _can_ uninstall Python if you really want, but
> all sorts of things will stop working.  In some cases, it's very hard
> to recover from that situation.  Among the things that will stop
> working on some flavors of Linux are the system utilities you normally
> use to install things like Python.
> 
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> Grant Edwards               grant.b.edwards        Yow! World War III?
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milos: "You can't uninstall Python because it will break things"
Grant: "Actually, you CAN uninstall Python, but it will break things"

I really fucking hate how pedantic some of the people on this mailing list are.

milos wasn't wrong.  You just chose to take his message too literally.  I thought it was pretty clear that when milos said "can't", he really meant "shouldn't".


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