[Buildbot-devel] require python-2.5 on the server in Buildbot-1.0?

Kai Blin kai.blin at gmail.com
Thu Sep 4 14:53:07 UTC 2008

On Thursday 04 September 2008 16:21:28 Dustin J. Mitchell wrote:
> On Thu, Sep 4, 2008 at 9:51 AM, Kai Blin <kai.blin at gmail.com> wrote:
> > Don't know about the software Mark was talking about, but I'm a firm
> > believer in "if it ain't broken, don't fix it". So I see why one wouldn't
> > switch to a newer version of python without any technical reason.

> I think the middle-of-the-road approach is to trail the bleeding edge
> by a fixed amount.  For Python, that may mean the release before
> current (so 2.5 right now).  It means you upgrade just as frequently
> as if you were following the bleeding edge, but avoids the pain of
> being an early adopter.  This is also in line with Python's official
> support model.

True. I just realized that even though my debian box uses 2.4 as default, you 
also get a set of 2.5 packets. so, no objections from me anymore. If even 
debian stable has it, it's been out there long enough.


Kai Blin
WorldForge developer  http://www.worldforge.org/
Wine developer        http://wiki.winehq.org/KaiBlin
Samba team member     http://www.samba.org/samba/team/
Will code for cotton.
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