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2012/2/20 Johan Bergström <bugs@...>:
> 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?
> 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.