[Python-Dev] Re: python/dist/src/Lib subprocess.py,NONE,1.1

Barry Warsaw barry at python.org
Wed Oct 13 20:07:17 CEST 2004

On Wed, 2004-10-13 at 13:56, Peter Astrand wrote:

> The PEP doesn't say anything about this, but my intention is that the
> module should work on Python 2.2 and newer. My employer really needs this.
> If the subprocess module in the Python CVS won't work with 2.2, I'm
> forced to keep a separate "fork". I would be happy if this could be
> avoided.

There's no reason to fork it.  (Reasonable) backward compatibility in
the 2.4 library can be supported as long as it's documented, which is
now is.


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