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RE: Minimum Python requirement for autogen.sh?

From: Bert Huijben <bert_at_qqmail.nl>
Date: Fri, 13 Feb 2015 12:03:49 +0100

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Daniel Shahaf [mailto:d.s_at_daniel.shahaf.name]
> Sent: vrijdag 13 februari 2015 11:25
> To: dev_at_subversion.apache.org
> Subject: Minimum Python requirement for autogen.sh?
>
> The attached patch makes autogen.sh support Python 3. However, it
> increases the minimal Python requirement from 2.5 to 2.6 for people who
> run autogen.sh or build on Windows. The minimum Python required for
> 'make check' on Unix is unaffected and remains 2.5.
>
> Python 2.6 was released in 2008, aka, when Subversion 1.5.2 was current.
>
> Okay to bump the minimum?

Your patch changes subversion/tests/libsvn_subr/subst_translate-test.c ?

RE:
[[
+# TODO: The makefile generator opens our source files in text mode, which
+# depends on the locale. We should either set the locale to a known value,
+# or teach the makefile generator to open source files as UTF-8 text
+# regardless of locale.
]]

So does the C compiler, so I don't really see a problem.

There shouldn't be unescaped high 'ascii' in our source files.

        Bert
>
> Daniel
>
> P.S. I didn't test with Python 2.6 since I didn't have a copy handy, but
> I tested with 2.7 and confirmed via Python's online docs that the
> requisite syntax and library interfaces had been introduced in 2.6.
Received on 2015-02-13 12:06:39 CET

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