[Python-Dev] Compiler for the Mac OS X version of Python 3.4
solipsis at pitrou.net
Wed Sep 18 15:36:44 CEST 2013
Le Wed, 18 Sep 2013 14:54:32 +0200,
"Martin v. Löwis" <martin at v.loewis.de> a écrit :
> Am 18.09.13 08:43, schrieb Gregory P. Smith:
> > Just drop support for 10.6 with Python 3.4. Problem solved. People
> > on that old of a version of the OS can build their own Python 3.4
> > or do the right thing and upgrade or just install Linux.
> > This isn't Windows. Compiler tool chains are freely available for
> > the legacy platform. We don't need to maintain such a long legacy
> > support tail there ourselves.
> I don't mind such a decision in principle, but also in principle, I'd
> prefer if there was a pre-set policy to decide this question,
> documented in PEP 11.
> Here a piece of OSX release history:
> - 10.5: October 2007
> * 10.5.8: August 2009
> - 10.6: August 2009
> * 10.6.8: July 2011
> - 10.7: July 2011
> * 10.7.5: July 2012
> - 10.8: July 2012
This means that any Mac shipped pre-July 2011 has 10.6 or lower?
I know Mac users are fashion victims, but 2011 doesn't sound that old
to me ;-)
(it's even younger than Barry!)
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