[SciPy-dev] Supported Python versions?
pearu at scipy.org
Fri Sep 30 08:31:53 CDT 2005
On Fri, 30 Sep 2005, David M. Cooke wrote:
> Currently, INSTALL.txt says we support Python 2.1, 2.2, and 2.3 (and
> presumably 2.4 :). How useful is 2.1 and 2.2 support? Does anybody
> test on these? I'd say that 2.3 support is still important, but if no
> one's checking for 2.1 or 2.2 compatibility, should we bother claiming
> they're suppported?
The information in INSTALL.txt is out-of-date. It's header should
that contains (at least in theory) up-to-date information on scipy
prerequisities. Right now these hold for scipy, not for scipy_core i.e.
> Right now, for instance, scipy.base won't compile with 2.2.
Not surprising. I suggest supporting only Python 2.3 and up. It could be
certainly possible to support 2.2 but I, for instance, don't have
resources for it.
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