[pacman-dev] [PATCH 1/8] Restore ability to run tests with version 2.5 of Python.

Allan McRae allan at archlinux.org
Wed Oct 9 23:16:21 EDT 2013

On 10/10/13 12:45, Allan McRae wrote:
> On 10/10/13 10:35, Jeremy Heiner wrote:
>> Running the tests with various Python versions revealed that exactly
>> one 2.6 feature had been introduced: sys.maxsize was used in the
>> "query006" test. Now it uses sys.maxsize where available and falls
>> back to use sys.maxint.
> python-2.5 is EOL upstream.   I see no need to support software that is
> not supported by its developers.

In fact, python 2.6 will be EOL with 2.6.9 which is released this month.
 I'd say not even to support that.


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