On Sat, 2012-05-19 at 13:14 +0200, Holger Berndt wrote: > can somebody clear up the situation and pitfalls of Pygobject and > Python 2/3? I've seen a few blog posts about it, but they are > basically about making things work with Python 3, and date back more > than a year. Also, I occasionally see Python 3 fixes in the release > notes. > What I'm interested in is the following points: > 1. Is Python 3 supported by Pygobject, or is it merely dragged along > with the occasional test and fix? Yes, it is supported. > 2. What Python version should be targetted if developing a new > Pygobject-based application? Depends. Personally I still target Python 2.7 > 3. What's the deployment situation? I saw that Pygobject picks up a > Python version at compile time. As Python 2 is still default on many > distributions - does a Python 3 application need a special version of > Pygobject? Would those be parallel installable? Do distributions plan > on providing both packaged? They are parallel installable, most distributions provide both, they do not share packages.
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