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Re: RFC: Change minimum Python requirement to 2.?

From: Blair Zajac <blair_at_orcaware.com>
Date: Mon, 12 Jan 2009 13:41:02 -0800

Paul Burba wrote:
> On Fri, Jan 9, 2009 at 10:23 PM, David Glasser <glasser_at_davidglasser.net> wrote:
>> I'm pretty sure we decided to do this several times already. Search for mail
>> from me about it...
>>
>> --dave
>
> Dave found this other thread he mentioned above:
> http://svn.haxx.se/dev/archive-2007-10/0867.shtml
>
> Blair, in that thread you objected to 2.4 at the time because:
>
>> I suggest bumping to 2.2 since RHEL 4, which is still in a lot
>> of places, is on 2.3. To have to build Python 2.4 or greater
>> just to test svn on RHEL 4 would be a pain.
>>
>> So bump to Python 2.2 but include subprocess.py with the svn test suite.
>
> Blair, does your previous objection still hold today?

How much work is it to support 2.3 in the current code? I just saw one commit
you had r35193.

Personally, we're still running on RHEL4, but since RHEL5 is out with Python
2.4, I could be convinced to move to Python 2.4. But we shouldn't move any
later than that.

Blair

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