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From: Mike Gilbert <floppym@g.o>
To: gentoo-python@l.g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-python] On Python 2.5
Date: Mon, 20 Feb 2012 05:16:35
Message-Id: CAJ0EP40erG8O4ts8Cs_37D5GNE=FhSggR3SP+1mmSKJGZO69BQ@mail.gmail.com
In Reply to: [gentoo-python] On Python 2.5 by "Johan Bergström"
2012/2/20 Johan Bergström <bugs@××××××××××.nu>:
> Good day all, > with Python 2.4 being removed and all (anyone seen complaints about this, btw?), > I'd like to discuss the removal of Python 2.5. > > Although 2.5 was one of those versions that started to be useful, I really see no > reason to just keep it around "just because". > > Did a quick glance in the tree and couldn't find a package that only depended > on python:2.5 specifically. Please correct me if I'm wrong. > > The question is therefore: why keep python 2.5 in tree? > > Regards, > -- > Johan Bergström > >
We might be making the upgrade path for ancient systems more difficult. python-2.5 has EAPI=1 whereas python-2.6 has EAPI=2. I don't feel this is a show stopper.

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Re: [gentoo-python] On Python 2.5 Matthew Summers <quantumsummers@g.o>