[ClusterLabs] Proposed change for 1.1.16: ending python 2.6 compatibility

Kristoffer Grönlund kgronlund at suse.com
Mon Jul 11 04:24:42 EDT 2016

Ken Gaillot <kgaillot at redhat.com> writes:

> So, I propose that Pacemaker stop supporting python 2.6 as of the next
> version (1.1.16, expected sometime in the fall or winter). Not all our
> python code is likely to be python3-compatible by that time, but we can
> start moving in that direction.
> If anyone has any reasons to do this differently, let me know. As this
> only affects the test suites currently, and most Linux distributions
> have stopped supporting python 2.6 already, I expect more "what took you
> so long" responses than "slow down" ;-)

Hi Ken,

Dropping support for python 2.6 sounds perfectly reasonable to me. I
can't imagine any possible defense for a system running the latest
version of pacemaker with a python version which was released in
2008. ;)

// Kristoffer Grönlund
// kgronlund at suse.com

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