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Re: The looming Python 3(000) monster



> Arthur Pemberton wrote:
>>
>>>> Is there not a subset of features which exist in both 2.5 and 3.0
>>>> which can be used in 2.6?
>>>>
>>> Trivial code can work but I wouldn't bet on any applications (with all
>>> their library dependencies) being able to work in both 2.5 and 3.0.
>>> Some things are a lot of work: you can't easily deal with methods in
>>> the
>>> stdlib changing between 2.x and 3.x except to write your own version or
>>> either the 3.x or 2.x version.
>>
>>
>> I'm sorry, I thought we were only discussing this in reference to
>> apps/tools that are directly under Fedora's control. And that
>> everything purely 3rd party would be built against 2.6 or 3.0 as
>> deemed by upstream. If this is not the case, then I better understand
>> the depth of the problem.
>
> Is there a plan for how yum is going to upgrade itself?

Should it not execute from the 2.6 version on disk and use rpm to alter
the copy on disk to use 3.0, so that the next run will use 3.0?  It'll
require python 3.0, so it'll be in the same execution.

In short, shouldn't it work just like it does now?

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