[Tutor] Checking for Python version
davea at ieee.org
Tue Oct 6 17:04:02 CEST 2009
Didar Hossain wrote:
> I am using the following code to check for the Python version -
> import os
> t = os.sys.version_info[0:2]
> if (t + t) < 6:
> os.sys.exit("Need at least Python 2.4")
> del t
> This snippet is put at the beginning of the single script file before
> the rest of the code.
> I need to check for the minimum specific version because I am using
> the "@staticmethod"
> Is there a prettier way or is this fine?
if sys.version_info < (2,4):
Incidentally, your particular approach has the problem of failing for
3.1. Perhaps that was intended, but it wasn't obvious.
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