[openstack-dev] Python 3
alex.gaynor at gmail.com
Wed Jul 24 16:31:16 UTC 2013
I believe Red Hat's new "Software Collections" things address this issue,
this is to the point which Django (which has historically used RHEL as a
barometer for when we could drop Pythons) will drop 2.6 in our next release.
On Wed, Jul 24, 2013 at 9:00 AM, Monty Taylor <mordred at inaugust.com> wrote:
> On 07/23/2013 03:02 PM, Brian Curtin wrote:
> > On Jul 23, 2013, at 3:51 PM, Eric Windisch <eric at cloudscaling.com
> > <mailto:eric at cloudscaling.com>>
> > wrote:
> >> On Tue, Jul 23, 2013 at 4:41 PM, Logan McNaughton <logan at bacoosta.com
> >> <mailto:logan at bacoosta.com>> wrote:
> >> I'm sure this has been asked before, but what exactly is the plan
> >> for Python 3 support?
> >> Is the plan to support 2 and 3 at the same time? I was looking
> >> around for a blue print or something but I can't seem to find
> >> anything.
> >> I suppose a wiki page is due. This was discussed at the last summit:
> >> https://etherpad.openstack.org/havana-python3
> >> The plan is to support Python 2.6+ for the 2..x series and Python
> >> 3.3+. This effort has begun for libraries (oslo) and clients. Work is
> >> appreciated on the primary projects, but will ultimately become
> >> stalled if the library work is not first completed.
> I'd like to add that at some point in the future it is our desire to
> drop support for 2.6, as supporting 2.7 and 3.3+ is way easier than also
> supporting 2.6. At the moment, I believe our main factor on that is the
> current version of RHEL. Fingers crossed for a new one soon... :)
> We are also just finishing up getting 3.3 enabled build slaves in the CI
> gate, so as projects get 3.3 compliant, we should be able to start
> testing that.
> > FWIW, I came across https://wiki.openstack.org/wiki/Python3Deps and
> > updated "routes", which currently works with 3.3. One small step, for
> > I'm a newcomer to this list, but I'm a CPython core contributor and am
> > working in Developer Relations at Rackspace, so supporting Python 3 is
> > right up my alley.
> Excellent! Welcome, glad to have you.
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