Migrating To Python 3.x

Doug McIntyre merlyn at geeks.org
Thu Jun 4 05:55:41 UTC 2020

On Tue, Jun 02, 2020 at 02:07:48PM +1000, andrew clarke wrote:
> On 2020-06-01 17:03:50, Tim Daneliuk (tundra at tundraware.com) wrote:
> > I have a number of servers with rather complex mail/dns/web server
> > configurations that are stable and have been running happily for many years
> > needing nothing more than monthly patching.
> > 
> > But Python 2.x is EOL at the end of this year.  Can anyone suggest a
> > strategy for moving from 2.x to 3.x?
> > 
> > Also concerned about what to do with mailman since mailman3 never has made
> > it to the ports tree as best as I can determine.
> I notice there's a PR for adding mail/mailman3 to Ports:
> https://bugs.freebsd.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=225543
> Though work dates back to 2018 and seems to have stalled. Presumably it needs
> feedback/testing/feeding. :-)

mailman3 is not mailman2++.
mailman3 needs fixing to be more than a developer work-in-progress.

Best to look at some of the alternatives mentioned earlier in the thread,
or become a developer to make it a workable product.

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