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FS#66546 - [mercurial] why no python 3 support

Attached to Project: Arch Linux
Opened by Konstantin Gizdov (kgizdov) - Tuesday, 05 May 2020, 13:38 GMT
Last edited by Doug Newgard (Scimmia) - Tuesday, 05 May 2020, 13:46 GMT
Task Type Bug Report
Category Packages: Extra
Status Closed
Assigned To No-one
Architecture All
Severity Low
Priority Normal
Reported Version
Due in Version Undecided
Due Date Undecided
Percent Complete 100%
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Official docs ( say Python 3 has been supported for quite some time and I was wondering why mercurial still sits on Python 2. I just managed to build 5.4 with Python 3 with no issues. The reason I'm asking is because this is the last package on my system to depend on python2 ;)

Additional info:
* package version(s) 5.3.2-1

I added the build diff for reference.
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Closed by  Doug Newgard (Scimmia)
Tuesday, 05 May 2020, 13:46 GMT
Reason for closing:  Duplicate
Additional comments about closing:   FS#65478   FS#65640