[U-Boot-Custodians] [RFC] Minimum Python 3 version?

Matthias Brugger mbrugger at suse.com
Tue Oct 1 16:32:58 UTC 2019

On 27/09/2019 18:05, Tom Rini wrote:
> Hey all,
> I'm currently kicking test.py to use Python 3 instead of Python 2.7 and
> seeing places where it would (seemingly) be nice to be able to say that
> we have Python 3.6 as our minimum version.  To do this however we'll
> have to tell people using older LTS distributions that they need to
> figure out the best way for them to install a newer Python is, if they
> want to run tests at least.
> This will also mean moving GitLab to "bionic" rather than "xenial", but
> that's not too bad and I've done so for trying to get all of the fs
> tests to run (they don't, but I think that's down to needing to kick
> gitlab-runner harder) and also moving Travis-CI to bionic but that too
> is now just a few-line change to .travis.yml
> So, does anyone object to saying that for everything that uses Python to
> work, Python 3.6 or newer is needed, and for more common tools we'll
> make best-effort to support older?

I just checked openSUSE in that regard and we should be fine. The oldest
version, openSUSE Leap 15.0 provides python 3.6.5

Thanks for working on that!

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