[yocto] What's up with python3

Gary Thomas gary at mlbassoc.com
Thu Jun 8 05:10:09 PDT 2017

On 2017-06-08 13:52, Burton, Ross wrote:
> On 8 June 2017 at 08:28, Gary Thomas <gary at mlbassoc.com <mailto:gary at mlbassoc.com>> wrote:
>     I've listed all the recipes used in my build (from bitbake -g => recipe-depends.dot)
>     and sucked out the ones that claim to depend on python3.  I don't see why, for
>     example, python(2) depends on python3?
> I'm 90% sure that this all comes through opkg-utils being the provider for update-alternatives.
> You could verify this by disabling the python PACKAGECONFIG in opkg-utils.

I'm impressed!  That eliminated all of them :-)

What would I lose by do this, in general, as it's pretty obvious
that python3 is not needed by any of the recipes I use?

Gary Thomas                 |  Consulting for the
MLB Associates              |    Embedded world

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