[llvm-dev] [RFC] Python 2 / Python 3 status

Robinson, Paul via llvm-dev llvm-dev at lists.llvm.org
Wed Jan 29 12:20:23 PST 2020

I don’t know how Python-infested the build system is, but certainly the basic test suite (lit) is all Python.
Just to add to the notes about distros, on Windows it looks like Visual Studio 2017 comes with Python 3.6.

From: llvm-dev <llvm-dev-bounces at lists.llvm.org> On Behalf Of Reid Kleckner via llvm-dev
Sent: Wednesday, January 29, 2020 1:49 PM
To: Serge Guelton <sguelton at redhat.com>
Cc: llvm-dev <llvm-dev at lists.llvm.org>
Subject: Re: [llvm-dev] [RFC] Python 2 / Python 3 status

On Wed, Jan 29, 2020 at 2:27 AM Serge Guelton via llvm-dev <llvm-dev at lists.llvm.org<mailto:llvm-dev at lists.llvm.org>> wrote:
My personal take on this would be to start moving forward. Still supporting both
version this year, but obsoleting Python 2.7 and requiring, say Python 3.6,
starting January 2021 looks like a good compromise.

Sounds good to me. Keeping the window of time during which we support both Python 2 and 3 as small as possible would be nice.
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