Python packages by maintainer

Jason Tishler
Wed Jun 23 20:08:00 GMT 2010


On Wed, Jun 23, 2010 at 07:17:08AM -0700, Cary R. wrote:
> --- On Wed, 6/23/10, Jason Tishler wrote:
> > On Mon, Jun 21, 2010 at 08:11:37PM -0500, Yaakov (Cygwin/X)
> > wrote:
> >
> > > BTW, ready for python3 yet? ;-)
> > 
> > No, not really, but I will try to get around to it.
> I'm assuming by the emoticon that this is a joke. Many of the
> packages do not currently work with the python three series.
> You'll likely want to switch to the 2.7 branch at some time,
> but with out a major shift in support you can probably ignore
> the python three series for some time.

When I release a python 3.x package, it will be created such that it can
run along side of (and without interfering with) the python 2.x package.
Users will have to explicitly execute python3.x.exe to get the 3.x
version -- the default will still be a python 2.x version.

> I'll also add a big thanks to all that help get this upgrade
> completed. It's nice to have a more recent version of python
> available in cygwin.

You are quite welcome.


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