[pypy-dev] 2.5 and 2.4 compatibility
ondrej at certik.cz
Fri Oct 10 14:10:54 CEST 2008
On Fri, Oct 10, 2008 at 2:05 PM, Maciej Fijalkowski <fijall at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Fri, Oct 10, 2008 at 1:23 PM, Carl Friedrich Bolz <cfbolz at gmx.de> wrote:
>> Ondrej Certik wrote:
>>> On Mon, Sep 22, 2008 at 5:48 PM, Maciej Fijalkowski <fijall at gmail.com> wrote:
>>>> I'm working on 2.5 compatibility branch right now. Due to incompatible
>>>> changes, I suggest that we say we don't provide --pyversion option any
>>>> more and simply compile 2.5 compatible interpreter. I don't really see
>>>> benefits of providing 2.4 right now (after a brief discussion with
>>>> If anyone objects, please do that now.
>>> Just a curious question --- what kind of features are python2.4 only
>>> that doesn't work in python2.5? I though that except hashing,
>>> python2.5 is backwards compatible.
>> I don't think there are any (big ones, at least). But that's just a
>> further argument for removing the --pyversion option, isn't it?
>> Carl Friedrich
> For example incompatible module APIs. They're kind of the same from
> user level, but the way they interact inside (for example sre and
> _sre) has changed.
I see. Thanks!
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