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Re: Python compatibility


From: David Kastrup
Subject: Re: Python compatibility
Date: Tue, 15 Jan 2019 22:05:16 +0100
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Carl Sorensen <address@hidden> writes:

> ´╗┐On 1/15/19, 12:14 PM, "David Kastrup" <address@hidden> wrote:
>     
>     >     In contrast, migrating to 2.7 is a Gub-only job.  That's much
>     >     better defined and better cut out to be single-person or at least
>     >     single-focus work.
>     >
>
> So, if I understand correctly, we (mostly) think that lilypond works
> with python 2.7, but GUB doesn't work with 2.7.  So the 2.7 upgrade is
> to upgrade GUB to python 2.7, not to upgrade lilypond to python 2.7.
>
> If that's the case, then we'd be wanting to test GUB on a system that
> only has python 2.7, and change all of the dependencies to python 2.7,
> and try to get GUB to build completely.  Is that right?

No.  GUB _provides_ Python on most platforms.  The provided Python needs
to get upgraded to 2.7 and the results should pass testing on those
platforms.

On platforms where GUB is not responsible for providing Python, stuff
works already with Python 2.7.

-- 
David Kastrup



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