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Re: Use to generate ulps table for manual

On Aug 14 2018, Joseph Myers <> wrote:

> On Tue, 14 Aug 2018, Andreas Schwab wrote:
>> On Aug 13 2018, Carlos O'Donell <> wrote:
>> > I'm impressed, you've done a really good job keeping this minimal, but what's
>> > the problem with including python here?
>> We want to keep the cycle as small as possible.  For example, even
>> though rpmlint is included in every build root and it is written in
>> python, it is not part of the bootstrap cycle because it is replaced by
>> a special package rpmlint-mini that contains copies of the python files
>> and dependencies from the rpmlint package.  That shows how important it
>> is to keep python out of the equation.
> Given that you're already using special different packages in this 
> bootstrap cycle, a special minimum python package is the obvious way to 
> deal with uses in the glibc build.

That already exists, it is called python{3}-base.


Andreas Schwab, SUSE Labs,
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