Which Python version for new tool code?

Chris Johns chrisj at rtems.org
Tue Aug 6 23:26:19 UTC 2019

On 7/8/19 8:46 am, Joel Sherrill wrote:
> This situation seems to have changed with the release of RHEL 7.7. It now 
> includes Python 3.7 without having an addition repository per the announcement.
> https://www.zdnet.com/article/final-red-hat-enterprise-linux-7-version-released/ 
> No idea when this will show up as a CentOS 7 upgrade. But this seems close to
> eliminating a barrier for moving to a newer Python.

This is good news however we need to be pragmatic about this and not leave
important users on old infrastructure behind where we can. A configure test to
disable a tool should do this.


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