Re: plpythonu -> python3

From: Christoph Berg <myon(at)debian(dot)org>
To: Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>
Cc: PostgreSQL Hackers <pgsql-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org>, PostgreSQL Packagers <pgsql-packagers(at)postgresql(dot)org>, git(at)rmr(dot)ninja
Subject: Re: plpythonu -> python3
Date: 2019-11-07 17:38:53
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Re: Tom Lane 2019-11-07 <14186(dot)1573147925(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>
> > And probably drop python2 support altogether.
> I think it'll be quite some time before that happens. People who
> are still using ancient versions of Postgres are not likely to be
> impressed by arguments about how python2 is out of support.

Fwiw, I meant to suggest dropping python2 support in PG13+. (At the
moment there are some "interesting" scripts in src/pl/plpython that
convert the plpython2 things on the fly to be python3 compatible,
these could go away, simplifying some parts of the build system.)


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