[pkg-boost-devel] Bug#891712: libboost-python1.63-dev requires and installs python2
mmitar at gmail.com
Wed Feb 28 07:57:45 UTC 2018
I am developing for Python 3 and I needed boost development files for
Python. To my surprise installing libboost-python1.63-dev wants to
install also whole Python 2 installation. I find this problematic
because I do not need it and it also introduces complexity later on
for me because other tools then find both Python 2 and Python 3
available and sometimes get confused which one I prefer to use.
I would suggest the package is split for Python 2 and Python 3.
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