Proposal: Drop GDB support for Python versions < 2.6

Dmitry Samersoff dms@samersoff.net
Thu Feb 21 09:10:00 GMT 2019


Andre,

On 21.02.2019 2:28, André Pönitz wrote:

> I.e. are there realistic scenarios where people actively use GDB's Python
> interface (in this context here I am tempted to call it a fairly "recent"
> addition to GDB, the first commit seems to be dated Aug 6, 2008), but are
> not able to use it with Python 3.x (3.0 released on Dec 3, also 2008)?

Yes.

Lots of embedded staff is still on Python 2.x and maintaining separate
version of Python just for gdb is problematic.



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