[Numpy-discussion] Proposal to drop python 2.4 support in numpy 1.8

Jonathan T. Niehof jniehof at lanl.gov
Thu Dec 13 12:39:29 EST 2012

On 12/13/2012 09:39 AM, Benjamin Root wrote:
> As a point of reference, python 2.4 is on RH5/CentOS5. While RH6 is the
> current version, there are still enterprises that are using version 5.
> Of course, at this point, one really should be working on a migration
> plan and shouldn't be doing new development on those machines...

FWIW this RHEL5* shop uses a local install of 2.6 rather than dealing 
with 2.4. Happy with dropping 2.4 support. Bonus from dropping 2.5: it's 
pretty easy to support a 2.6/3.x combined codebase without relying on 2to3.

(*Not the same as RH5, from days of yore...)

Jonathan Niehof
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Los Alamos National Laboratory
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