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From: Dirkjan Ochtman <djc@g.o>
To: gentoo-dev@l.g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-dev] Re: RFC: Making backwards-incompatible tree changes | a solution for GLEP 55's problem
Date: Tue, 20 Sep 2011 10:51:16
Message-Id: CAKmKYaAWHWbU5tWqs8YGDvWvLyRQEpkV5-XyL-NeP2FHLaGVrg@mail.gmail.com
In Reply to: Re: [gentoo-dev] Re: RFC: Making backwards-incompatible tree changes | a solution for GLEP 55's problem by Brian Harring
On Tue, Sep 20, 2011 at 12:28, Brian Harring <ferringb@×××××.com> wrote:
> Intent is to restore it to EAPI0- frankly it really depends on what > the python teams intentions are for EAPI0, currently that support is > marked to be removed on "06/2011".
We'd have to take a look at the complexity distribution, but I think we can probably honor backwards compatibility a bit more than Arfrever intended to.
> At some point I'll probably drop py2.4 support, but that's likely in > the years time scale.  I'd like to do so at some point, but the gains > aren't big enough to warrant it (plus I'd then be doing a shit ton of > refactoring to py2.5 minimum afterwards).
We're seeing 2.4 support being dropped from packages at an increasing pace since a few months. Cheers, Dirkjan