[Python-Dev] Tru64 support

Victor Stinner victor.stinner at gmail.com
Tue Sep 4 14:02:53 CEST 2012

2012/9/4 Andrew Svetlov <andrew.svetlov at gmail.com>:
> I don't see Tru64 in list of available buildbots.

Nope, there is no Tru64 buildbot.

> Do we need to care about this platform? And how to make sure what
> existing code works fine for that?

I don't know this OS. According to Wikipedia, it's a closed source OS
which only runs on DEC Alpha CPU. It doesn't look to be maintained:
only bugs are fixed since 2010.

> Or maybe we can drop support for Tru64 as well as we already does it
> for, say, VMS?

See the PEP 11 for unsupported platforms.

"Name: VMS
Unsupported in: Python 3.3
Code removed in: Python 3.4"


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