Proposal to remove Python 2 support

Mikhail.Terekhov@dell.com Mikhail.Terekhov@dell.com
Fri Sep 18 17:13:44 GMT 2020


> From: Gdb <gdb-bounces@sourceware.org> On Behalf Of Tom Tromey
>
> Pedro> Dropping Python 2 support is going to be an issue for us, given 
> Pedro> we will still have a couple years more of DTS releases for RHEL 
> Pedro> 7, which is Python 2.7 based.
>
> >> RHEL 7 comes with Python 3.6 as well.
>
> I think the issue must be that gdb is built against Python 2 on RHEL 7.

If they would want to update to the new major version of gdb they would build it with Python3. What is the problem?


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