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Re: Where are we on changing python from 37 to 38?

On Thu, Nov 12, 2020 at 04:06:12PM -0500, Greg Troxel wrote:
> I am unclear on how the python world views this.   Home Assistant is
> going to stop working on 37 in December, which is maybe a clue, but
> maybe not.
> Is 37 starting to be crufty?  Is 38 starting to be a better choice?
> Do significant numbers of packages used by other things work on 3.7 and
> not 3.8?
> 3.7 gets security fixes but not bugfixes.  However 3.8 is only a year
> old.
> (I am not agitating for us to change.  I would merely ask that if this
> is going to change for Q4, it happen sooner rather than later.)
> Could the python experts speak up about this?

38 package is a broken on a few pkgsrc platforms people care
about (CentOS 7?)

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