[openstack-dev] [Fuel] Dropping Python-2.6 support

Andreas Jaeger aj at suse.com
Wed Jan 14 07:10:07 UTC 2015

On 01/13/2015 11:16 PM, Tomasz Napierala wrote:
>> On 13 Jan 2015, at 10:51, Przemyslaw Kaminski <pkaminski at mirantis.com> wrote:
>> For example
>> https://www.python.org/download/releases/2.6.9/
>> "All official maintenance for Python 2.6, including security patches,
>> has ended."
>> https://hg.python.org/cpython/raw-file/v2.7.9/Misc/NEWS
>> Especially the SSL stuff is interesting
>> http://bugs.python.org/issue22935
> This looks like final word here. We cannot provide software, that has no security support.

Distributors do support it as part of their offering. Shipping python
2.6 from source as is is indeed nothing you want to do,

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