[oe] Python 2.7.1 support
fransmeulenbroeks at gmail.com
Mon Dec 27 22:46:21 CET 2010
2010/12/27 Ben Gamari <bgamari.foss at gmail.com>:
> I spent a few hours over the last few days forward porting the python 2.6
> recipes to 2.7.1. At this point I can build both python-native and python on
> for my ARM target. I don't have time or access to hardware at the moment so I
> can't test the produce binaries but I figured I'd send this out in the name of
> release early, release often.
> If someone has the time and inclination to test this, I'm sure it would be
> appreciated. I believe the 2.7 series should be API compatible with 2.6, so all
> of the existing extensions should work unmodified. Are there any other barriers
> to merging that I haven't thought of?
> Has anyone thought about how we are going to handle python 2/3 coexistence? Or,
> even better, has anyone looked into putting together some recipes?
> - Ben
What about sending a patch for this (with DEFAULT_PREFERENCE = "-1" as
it is not tested).
That at least gives others the possibility to peek into it.
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