[webkit-dev] minimum python version to support
sam.weinig at gmail.com
Wed Mar 3 22:23:11 PST 2010
I am not sure why we would make a distinction between development tools and
and supported platforms. Any scripts checked in need to run on Tiger. If we
need to fix a Tiger bug, we boot up Tiger and develop there.
On Wed, Mar 3, 2010 at 3:47 PM, David Levin <levin at chromium.org> wrote:
> I think it depends on the tool.
> Since tiger is still supported by webkit (it is in the buildbot), then any
> script that run during the build or running layout tests would need to run
> on python 2.3.5. (The version that shipped with Tiger.)
> Some development still happens on Leopard (I think), so it seems like
> general development tools should support python 2.5.1.
> On Wed, Mar 3, 2010 at 3:27 PM, Chris Jerdonek <cjerdonek at webkit.org>wrote:
>> Recently, there has been some off-list discussion about the minimum
>> Python version WebKit should support (i.e. for the Python scripts in
>> Up to this point, we haven't been explicit about it. This ambiguity
>> has occasionally caused things to break for people using versions
>> before Python 2.6.
>> It seems pretty clear that we at least want to support Python 2.5.
>> The question that still remains is how many people are using Python
>> 2.4, and whether Python 2.4 is worth supporting.
>> This thread collects a lot of the discussion:
>> Does anyone want us to support Python 2.4, or are people okay with Python
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