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Re: Use to generate ulps table for manual

On Tue, 4 Sep 2018, Zack Weinberg wrote:

> On Tue, Sep 4, 2018 at 11:55 AM Joseph Myers <> wrote:
> > On Tue, 4 Sep 2018, Zack Weinberg wrote:
> > > The Debian equivalent, (lib)python2.7-minimal, has a README with an
> > > exact list of modules that may be used.  This appears to be a subset
> > > of the stuff in SUSE's python3-base  I've reproduced the contents of
> > > that file (from unstable; specifically, 2.7.15-3_amd64.deb) below.
> >
> > That list does not include argparse.  I think we should be able to use
> > argparse in the glibc build.
> I agree. argparse is a pure-Python module and it doesn't look like it
> depends on any C extensions that aren't already included in the
> "minimal" subset.  I have filed wishlist bugs against python-minimal
> (#907977) and python3-minimal (#907976) and we'll see what happens.

Ubuntu 18.04 /usr/share/doc/python3.6-minimal/README.Debian *does* include 
argparse.  Is that some Ubuntu-specific addition?

Joseph S. Myers

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