[LLVMdev] Minimum Python Version

Stephen Checkoway s at pahtak.org
Mon Dec 3 09:59:17 PST 2012

On Dec 3, 2012, at 2:18 AM, Marc J. Driftmeyer <mjd at reanimality.com> wrote:

> The python_defaults package has moved to 2.7.3 in Sid and 2.7.3~rc2-1 in Wheezy (Debian 7.0 now on its 4th beta and soon to be release candidate status). 
> I personally run Sid/Unstable in order to get general release builds of LLVM/Clang > 2.9, never mind 3.2. 
> It seems reasonable to target 2.7.3 as the oldest python release.

Debian stable has 2.6.6. If you want to base which version of Python you use based on a particular OS's default (something others don't seem to agree with), then using _unstable_ as your baseline seems wrong.

Stephen Checkoway

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