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Re: Propose requiring Python 3.4 or later for building glibc.
- From: Joseph Myers <joseph at codesourcery dot com>
- To: Carlos O'Donell <carlos at redhat dot com>
- Cc: Helmut Grohne <helmut at subdivi dot de>, <debian-glibc at lists dot debian dot org>, GNU C Library <libc-alpha at sourceware dot org>, "Dmitry V. Levin" <ldv at altlinux dot org>, Allan McRae <allan at archlinux dot org>, Siddhesh Poyarekar <siddhesh at gotplt dot org>, Florian Weimer <fweimer at redhat dot com>, "Andreas K. Huettel" <dilfridge at gentoo dot org>, Sergei Trofimovich <slyfox at gentoo dot org>, Khem Raj <raj dot khem at gmail dot com>, Andreas Schwab <schwab at suse dot de>, Adam Conrad <adconrad at ubuntu dot com>, Tulio Magno Quites Machado Filho <tuliom at linux dot vnet dot ibm dot com>, Jeff Law <law at redhat dot com>, Daniel Schepler <schepler at debian dot org>
- Date: Mon, 22 Oct 2018 15:57:07 +0000
- Subject: Re: Propose requiring Python 3.4 or later for building glibc.
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On Mon, 22 Oct 2018, Carlos O'Donell wrote:
> There are at least several pretty-printing tests which use python, and
> require PExpect, and those run on the host during testing via the
> test-wrapper-env abstraction.
The normal case for tests written using Python is that it runs on the
build system. The pretty printers tests are very much an exception
(they're also an exception in that they use PExpect, rather than the norm
of being limited to the standad library).
Joseph S. Myers