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Re: proposed python change: removing python 3.7

nia <> writes:

> On Fri, Apr 15, 2022 at 08:34:48AM -0400, Greg Troxel wrote:
>> I don't really understand the concern about people with 37 and updating
>> pkgsrc.  If someone wants to update pkgsrc on a machine to a newer
>> branch (or current, but we're basically talking about people who are
>> likely on branches), that means using provided binaries or building your
>> own, but a consistent set.  People using 37 and updating need to have
>> all their modules working with 37 still, and that's increasingly
>> non-viable.  Really, the piont is that it's harder than moving whatever
>> to 38 or 39, in almost all cases.
> Basically personal experience from dealing with versioned python
> stuff at work... lots of internal scripts, often with no dependencies
> on the standard library, switching to a new major version of python
> is a lot of tweaking for no gain, especially if the previous major
> version is still getting reliability fixes.

OK, I can see that.

So you would be ok with "keep python37, but not have py-foo make a

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