[Sugar-devel] sugar-datastore configure.ac should check for Python 2.5 or higher
tomeu at sugarlabs.org
Sat May 30 03:29:35 EDT 2009
On Fri, May 29, 2009 at 14:58, Jonas Smedegaard <dr at jones.dk> wrote:
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> Sugar-datastore uses constructs failing with Python older than 2.5:
> queue.join, queue.task_done, check_call, nested try-except-finally and
> fancy locking using "with".
> Until now I patched the sources for Debian to work also with Python 2.4.
> If interested in keeping the code backwards compatible I can provide
> those patches.
I'm not sure if we are in a position to support anything older than
python 2.5, though of course compatibility with more systems would be
> If you don't want to change the code, then you really should change
> configure.in to check for Python version of at least 2.5.
Will do, have entered this ticket:
> Same might apply to other Python libraries as well.
> Kind regards,
> - Jonas
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