[LLVMdev] [RFC] Requiring python 2.6
gregory.szorc at gmail.com
Thu Dec 11 19:59:33 PST 2014
RHEL 6 and variants (CentOS) ship with Python 2.4. RHEL 6 is in extended support for a few more years.
I believe I've previously proposed a 2.7 migration on this list. A lot of people came out of the woodwork to object.
Good luck moving forward. The world is better if Python <2.7 can be dropped.
> On Dec 11, 2014, at 18:28, Sean Silva <chisophugis at gmail.com> wrote:
> I guess the only question is "who is using < 2.6 ?"
> -- Sean Silva
>> On Thu, Dec 11, 2014 at 11:49 AM, Rafael Espíndola <rafael.espindola at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Currently lit on windows will not work with python 3 because the
>> internal shell has code like
>> except OSError, e:
>> and in python 3 one has to use
>> except OSError as e:
>> But that only works on python 2.6 and newer.
>> So the question is: any objections to dropping support for python 2.5?
>> Python 2.6 was released 01-Oct-2008, so it should be available
>> LLVM Developers mailing list
>> LLVMdev at cs.uiuc.edu http://llvm.cs.uiuc.edu
> LLVM Developers mailing list
> LLVMdev at cs.uiuc.edu http://llvm.cs.uiuc.edu
-------------- next part --------------
An HTML attachment was scrubbed...
More information about the llvm-dev