[webkit-dev] Removing Support for Python 2.5

Eric Seidel eric at webkit.org
Thu Nov 17 14:49:50 PST 2011

What does this mean?  Is there a bug tracking this in Chromium-world?

Given that Leopard is no longer a supported platform on
build.webkit.org (http://build.webkit.org/one_line_per_build), it
seems odd that Chromium would be behind like this.


On Thu, Nov 17, 2011 at 2:42 PM, Dirk Pranke <dpranke at chromium.org> wrote:
> The Chromium Leopard bots are still using 2.5 as far as I know. Unless
> "move forward" includes you upgrading those bots, you shouldn't remove
> the 2.5 compat code until they have been upgraded. (If you are signing
> up to upgrade them, then great!).
> -- Dirk
> On Thu, Nov 17, 2011 at 2:24 PM, Eric Seidel <eric at webkit.org> wrote:
>> I would like to move forward with this change.
>> Any further objections?
>> On Fri, Nov 4, 2011 at 3:20 PM, Eric Seidel <eric at webkit.org> wrote:
>>> Now that Apple has removed the Leopard build bot (and presumably
>>> stopped supporting WebKit on Leopard), all webkit platforms I know of
>>> have Python 2.6 or higher.
>>> My plan is to remove all of our 2.5 supporting code in the next week,
>>> requiring Python 2.6 or later for WebKit.
>>> Let me know if this will be an issue for you.
>>> Thanks!
>>> -eric
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