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Re: rpmreaper



On Tue, 2008-06-03 at 23:18 +0200, Patrice Dumas wrote:
> On Tue, Jun 03, 2008 at 04:27:40PM -0400, seth vidal wrote:
> > 
> > It is very hard to remove python from a fedora system and have a
> > functional (or even quasi-functional system) so why don't we start with
> > that given.
> 
> Nothing really important requires python (though a lot of packages
> indeed requires it, including some that I wouldn't have thought they
> required it, like tex vim-enhanced, subversion), while the libc and 
> ncurse are essential (required by bash for instance) so it is perfectly 
> right to code basic tasks in C and avoid python.

I think that used to be true. FWIW, I agree with the notion that python
shouldn't have to be a fundamental dependency on Linux systems, but it's
gone that way long since, so we should live with it and embrace it :)

Jon.



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