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[bug#43851] [PATCH] gnu: sudo: Depend on python-minimal instead of pytho

From: zimoun
Subject: [bug#43851] [PATCH] gnu: sudo: Depend on python-minimal instead of python.
Date: Fri, 9 Oct 2020 21:26:17 +0200

On Fri, 9 Oct 2020 at 20:49, Tobias Geerinckx-Rice via Guix-patches
via <> wrote:

> I don't think sudo is either, nor does the presence of Python
> affect that meaningfully.  But let's stop this pointless
> discussion since removing it helps the Hurd progress.  That's
> enough.
> The Hurd is a lot more exciting than the removal of sudo Python
> support -- and actually *will* improve security!

I agree that supporting Hurd is more important than supporting
hypothetical users using hypothetically sudo with Python. :-)

Why not have 2 packages: 'sudo' (with Python) and 'sudo-minimal'
(without).  Or any other name.


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