Python min version bumped from 2.4+ to 2.5+
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Wed Aug 31 01:59:50 UTC 2011
In fact if use use_python=yes default is 27 we cant set python24 for removal yet because we have fix first all zope stuff. Am back to the game after
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On Aug 30, 2011, at 21:56, Greg Larkin <glarkin at FreeBSD.org> wrote:
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> On 8/30/11 9:38 AM, Ruslan Mahmatkhanov wrote:
>> Greg Larkin wrote on 30.08.2011 17:05:
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>>> Hi Martin,
>>> I have a question about a commit you made in February 2011:
>>> Part of the commit changed:
>>> USE_PYTHON= 2.4+
>>> USE_PYTHON= 2.5+
>>> Was there a specific reason for doing so? I am running various
>>> tinderbox builds to check on port usage of the USE_PYTHON variable, and
>>> I noticed that devel/py-setuptools no longer builds if Python 2.4 is
>>> I'd like to restore that capability, but before I send a PR, I wanted to
>>> check with you first.
>>> Thank you,
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>>> Greg Larkin
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>> I'm sorry for sail in, but i think that the reason is that python24 is
>> reached it's EOL long time ago. Actually the only supported python
>> releases atm according to python.org are - 2.7.2 and 3.2.1, and
>> developers highly encourages the users to move to this versions.
>> 2.5 and 2.6 are in security-fix-only mode, there will be no ANY releases
>> for this branches after October 2011 and October 2013 respectively,
>> while 2.4 does not get security-fixes even.
>> There is also this answer from Martin in this pr:
>> python24 goes to the end of month, this port is on the todo for removal
> Hi Ruslan,
> Ok, thank you for the explanation. Shall I mark python24 for removal
> from the tree or file a PR for python@ to do it?
> FYI, I have been running tinderbox builds with PYTHON_VERSION and
> PYTHON_DEFAULT_VERSION set to python2.4, python2.5, etc. to find out if
> ports with USE_PYTHON=yes need to be constrained a bit more.
> I figured that python2.4 was supported since it was still in the tree
> and wasn't marked for removal yet, but I admin that I didn't check
> python.org for confirmation.
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> Greg Larkin
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