Move PyQt to Extras?

Michael A. Peters mpeters at
Sun Sep 18 07:43:26 UTC 2005

On Sun, 2005-09-18 at 01:31 -0500, Rex Dieter wrote:
> Michael A. Peters wrote:
> > On Sat, 2005-09-17 at 22:59 -0400, Konstantin Ryabitsev wrote:
> > 
> >>On 17/09/05, Rex Dieter <rdieter at> wrote:
> >>
> >>>Konstantin Ryabitsev wrote:
> >>>
> >>>>Or should I provide
> >>>>PyQt-qscintilla in extras by just packaging the qscintilla-related
> >>>>PyQt bits? Seems like a waste.
> >>>
> >>>That's the only option until/if qscintilla goes into Core (or PyQt goes
> >>>to Extras).
> >>
> >>Repoquery tells me that nothing requires PyQt in core. Would it make
> >>sense to nominate it as a candidate to move to Extras?
> > 
> > 
> > imho yes. Especially since it would solve a specific problem to do so.
> What "problem" is being solved by doing so?  The "waste" the Konstantin 
> referred to?

It needs to be built with a dependency currently in Extras in order for
a package some people will find useful to be made available. We could
could move that other extras package into core too, but it seems more
logical to move to core package into Extras, if nothing else in core
uses it.

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