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Author barry
Recipients Arfrever, Ramchandra Apte, amaury.forgeotdarc, barry, djc, dmalcolm, doko, eric.araujo, ezio.melotti, foom, gagern, jwilk, lemburg, loewis, petri.lehtinen, pitrou, python-dev, r.david.murray, rosslagerwall, sandro.tosi, vstinner
Date 2011-08-18.22:55:48
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On Aug 18, 2011, at 05:54 PM, Martin v. Löwis wrote:

>As for the cases where "linux3" is reported: I don't care that
>they break. Python 2.6 and Python 2.7.2 is incompatible with
>Linux 3. Users should be advised to a) not upgrade to Linux 3, or
>b) simultaneously upgrade to a newer Python release, or
>c) work-around in their applications.
>I expect that most users chose a) for some time to come (until
>the Linux distributions ship the new kernels), and that the Linux
>distributions chose b) and c).

In fact, for Debian and Ubuntu, we had several breakages due to sys.platform
== 'linux3' so for all Pythons we still support, we're going to force it back
to 'linux2'.  This fixed all those broken packages without any of them needing
to be changed.
Date User Action Args
2011-08-18 22:55:49barrysetrecipients: + barry, lemburg, loewis, doko, amaury.forgeotdarc, gagern, foom, pitrou, vstinner, jwilk, djc, ezio.melotti, eric.araujo, Arfrever, r.david.murray, dmalcolm, sandro.tosi, rosslagerwall, python-dev, petri.lehtinen, Ramchandra Apte
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