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Re: svn commit: rev 5943 - in trunk/packages/rpm: redhat-7.x redhat-8.x

From: <kfogel_at_collab.net>
Date: 2003-05-15 21:12:40 CEST

David Summers <david@summersoft.fay.ar.us> writes:
> So, if I'm understanding what you are implying, you are saying it should
> just depend on Python 1.x, not Python 2.x?

Well, I might have changed it to depend on Python 2.x, and not known

I wonder how important 1.x compatibility is at this point. Python 2.x
has been out for almost a year now... While 1.x compatibility would
of course be nice, how much extra effort is it worth?

If we decide it's worth it, I can certainly install Python 1.x on my
system, and make sure to use that for cvs2svn development, while still
using 2.x for regression tests. It would only be an inconvenience for
me. But people writing patches to cvs2svn would probably also get bit
from time to time, adding extra cycles to the patch feedback loop.

Maybe we should just decide that 2.1 is the minimum Python for
Subversion? That would certainly simplify things for developers who
work both on cvs2svn and Subversion itself (& hence the regression


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