rniwa at webkit.org
Tue Apr 10 23:57:03 PDT 2018
Given no macOS ships with python3 installed by default, it's non-starter to
break python2.7 support.
- R. Niwa
On Tue, Apr 10, 2018 at 4:46 PM, Konstantin Tokarev <annulen at yandex.ru>
> 10.04.2018, 23:38, "Michael Catanzaro" <mcatanzaro at igalia.com>:
> > Hi,
> > python2 end of life is January 1, 2020. But even before then, we'll need
> to make WebKit work in environments without python2 available, because it's
> not going to be present in the next Red Hat Enterprise Linux or SUSE Linux
> Enterprise, and its fate in community distros like Fedora (where it is
> being orphaned by the maintainers, and at risk of removal) is looking
> questionable at best.
> > So we have basically two options:
> > * Require python3 and port our python scripts from python2 to python3
> > * Make our scripts support both major versions of python simultaneously
> > The later would be quite a pain, because developers using python2 are
> sure to break developers using python3, and vice-versia.
> Adding pylint --py3k to style checker could prevent such breaks
> > But my understanding is that python3 is not readily-available on Macs,
> so that might be what we need to do if Apple wants to stick with python2.
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