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Bug 929313 - app-emulation/virtualbox: needs upgrade to Python 3.12 (PythonCompatUpdate)
Summary: app-emulation/virtualbox: needs upgrade to Python 3.12 (PythonCompatUpdate)
Alias: None
Product: Gentoo Linux
Classification: Unclassified
Component: Current packages (show other bugs)
Hardware: All All
: Normal normal (vote)
Assignee: Viorel Munteanu
Keywords: UPSTREAM
Depends on:
Blocks: 921826 929314
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Reported: 2024-04-13 08:29 UTC by Michał Górny
Modified: 2024-05-25 09:53 UTC (History)
2 users (show)

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Description Michał Górny archtester Gentoo Infrastructure gentoo-dev Security 2024-04-13 08:29:03 UTC
This package does not support Python 3.12.  Please test it with Python 3.12 as a matter of urgency as the default will change in early June, as per message on gentoo-dev:  Please check the information provided in the tracker.  Ask in #gentoo-python on IRC if need any help.
Comment 1 Larry the Git Cow gentoo-dev 2024-05-25 09:53:11 UTC
The bug has been referenced in the following commit(s):

commit 4d068d135757ec370cd2fd8c8c707891cc135241
Author:     Viorel Munteanu <>
AuthorDate: 2024-05-25 07:10:47 +0000
Commit:     Viorel Munteanu <>
CommitDate: 2024-05-25 09:52:42 +0000

    app-emulation/virtualbox: make python dependency optional
    Do not depend on python if built with USE=-python.
    This should make the upgrade less annoying when python 3.12 becomes the
    Signed-off-by: Viorel Munteanu <>

 .../virtualbox/virtualbox-7.0.18-r1.ebuild         | 740 +++++++++++++++++++++
 1 file changed, 740 insertions(+)