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Re: 1.13.x and swig-py3 (was: Re: Test failures with Python 3 (Re: PMCs: any Hackathon requests? (deadline 11 October)))

From: Branko ─îibej <brane_at_apache.org>
Date: Sun, 20 Oct 2019 09:42:01 +0200

On 20.10.2019 04:05, Daniel Shahaf wrote:
> Nathan Hartman wrote on Sun, 20 Oct 2019 01:49 +00:00:
>> I support this idea even if the soak must restart or be extended.
> Brainstorming: How about letting the soak continue but documenting in
> the release notes, release announcements, etc., that we'll be adding swig-
> py3 support in a patch release? This way, swig-py2 users will know not
> to upgrade from 1.12.x until after the destabilizing changes are made.

The thing is that the swig-py3 branch introduces a new dependency (py3c)
for Py2 bindings, not just for Py3. That's a big deal even for
packagers, IMO.

(Which reminds me: get-deps.sh still needs to be updated to download py3c.)

> I assume the parts of the swig-py3 branch outside subversion/bindings/
> aren't destabilizing and would not be a concern to backport in a patch
> release.

Those are mainly test fixes, so sure.

-- Brane
Received on 2019-10-20 09:42:04 CEST

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