[SciPy-User] Enthought's Traits and Python 2.6

Michael Aye kmichael.aye@googlemail....
Tue Oct 20 07:19:38 CDT 2009

On Oct 19, 6:23 pm, Robert Kern <robert.k...@gmail.com> wrote:
> On Mon, Oct 19, 2009 at 11:17, Michael Aye <kmichael....@googlemail.com> wrote:
> > Hi all,
> > the current downloadable Enthought Distribution is running Python 2.5.
> > Is there a way to use the Enthought traits with Python 2.6, as i need
> > 2.6 for its multiprocess library.
> You will want to ask questions about the Enthought Tool Suite on
> enthought-dev, not scipy-user.
>  https://mail.enthought.com/mailman/listinfo/enthought-dev
Ah, I see, i thought that one is only for developers ('-dev').
Nice to know, that user-questions can be posed there, too!

> There are a couple of things to note. The first is that the version of
> Python used as the basis for the Enthought Python Distribution is
> unrelated to the versions of Python supported by the Enthought Tool
> Suite. You should be able to build Traits from source with Python 2.6
> just fine.
> However, it is also worth noting that you do not need Python 2.6 in
> order to use multiprocessing. It is available as a third party package
> backported to Python 2.5. In fact, it is bundled with the Enthought
> Python Distribution.
>  http://pypi.python.org/pypi/multiprocessing
I see, also very good to know! Thanks very much!
And it was a good webinar, thanks! ;)


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