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Re: Fwd: Python 3.5 transition
Den 2015-07-22 17:29, Walter Lapchynski skrev:
> Forgot to forward this on. We probably have everything all worked out
> already, but just to be sure…
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> From: "Barry Warsaw" <barry@xxxxxxxxxx <mailto:barry@xxxxxxxxxx>>
> Date: Jul 16, 2015 5:17 AM
> Subject: Python 3.5 transition
> To: "Ubuntu Development" <ubuntu-devel@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
> Cc: "Ubuntu Development Announcements"
> On Jun 23, 2015, at 11:38 AM, Barry Warsaw wrote:
>>For Ubuntu 15.10 (Wily Werewolf), we want to make Python 3.5 the default
>>Python 3 version. It's currently undecided whether we will keep Python
> 3.4 as
>>a supported version, but a lot of that depends on how easily an archive
>>to Python 3.5 goes. Ideally, we'd be able to make the switch to 3.5
> now ahead
>>of the planned 16.04 LTS release.
> We have an almost 80% pass rate on the package rebuilds in the PPA which
> Python 3.5 the default Python 3 version.
> Many FTBFS have been fixed in the PPA, and other bugs have been filed
> and in Debian. There's still about 219 packages that FTBFS and haven't
> fixed yet, so we're in the long tail. All help is of course appreciated!
> Note that some of the fixes require temporary breaks of dependency loops.
> On 7 July, Matthias mentioned that he's also planning the GCC 5 transition,
> and we don't want to do both transitions at the same time, so Python 3.5
> is up
> I plan to upload later today a new python3-defaults to wily which will
> Python 3.5 as a supported Python 3 version. I'll work on the necessary
> rebuilds, including depend-loop breaks and the fixes I know about. Please
> help by keeping an eye on Python 3 packages you care about, and fix what you
> Three bugs to watch:
> * LP: #1474882 - Make 3.5 a supported version. Requires a mass rebuild.
> * LP: #1474886 - Make 3.5 the default version. No mass rebuild required.
> * LP: #1474888 - Drop Python 3.4 support. Requires a mass rebuild.
> LP: #1474882 tracks the upload I'll make today. We still plan on making 3.5
> the default version in Wily. It is TBD whether we'll drop Python 3.4 in
> or X-series.
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During isotesting - what kind of bugs do you think we should look for in
Lubuntu? Should we check some particular features or tools, or can bugs
due to this transition occur 'anywhere'?