missing Python 3.7 for python3 package version

Allen Hewes allen@decisiv.com
Mon Jul 27 16:02:17 GMT 2020

> Question: any reason to not use python 3.8 ?

For me, it's because when you moved to 3.8 from 3.6, a "core" (popular?) number of python38-* packages weren't moved to 3.8 either. I didn't want 3 Pythons installed b/c of the move to 3.8. And I didn't want to add to the packages (the handful of python37-* I use) I build/maintain myself for my Cygwin installs.

Currently, I have to change Setup for those Python packages for 3.8 I don't want upgraded/installed. It's an annoyance but it is what it is.

Why can't Cygwin pick one Python horse and ride it now that Python 2.7 is gone?



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