Don.Olmstead at sony.com
Mon Aug 7 11:00:04 PDT 2017
There are automated tools that will update to Python 3 while keeping compatibility with Python 2.
There is future, http://python-future.org/automatic_conversion.html, and modernizer, https://python-modernize.readthedocs.io/en/latest
This came up in https://bugs.webkit.org/show_bug.cgi?id=170439 and it seemed like 2/3 compatibility would be the ideal solution.
From: webkit-dev [mailto:webkit-dev-bounces at lists.webkit.org] On Behalf Of Michael Catanzaro
Sent: Monday, August 7, 2017 8:13 AM
To: webkit-dev at lists.webkit.org
Subject: Re: [webkit-dev] Python
On Mon, Aug 7, 2017 at 8:47 AM, Michael Catanzaro <mcatanzaro at igalia.com> wrote:
> This has not really been a problem until now because none of Igalia's
> developers use Arch, and occasional contributions rarely need to use
> the Python scripts.
I stand corrected: we have one developer who has been using an elaborate local hack  to get WebKit's python scripts to work. Wow....
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