#2325 F33 Self-Contained Change: Retire python34
Closed: Accepted 8 months ago by decathorpe. Opened 8 months ago by bcotton.

The python34 package will be retired without replacement from Fedora 33. Python 3.4 has been End of Life since March 2019 and was kept around only to test software targeting EPEL 6 and Debian 8 “Jessie”. The removal is aligned with EPEL 6 EOL and happens after the EOL of Debian 8.


Metadata Update from @bcotton:
- Issue untagged with: system wide change
- Issue tagged with: self contained change

8 months ago

This is my change but I don't consider it controversial, hence I shamelessly +1.

I found it quite useful at times to have those old versions of python to check behaviour and syntax and such other details, but I understand why you don't want to maintain them.

+1

For such cases, one can podman to an old Fedora:

$ podman run -ti fedora:23 /usr/bin/python3
Trying to pull docker.io/library/fedora:23...
Getting image source signatures
Copying blob 14707640923f done  
Copying config 60ba3309be done  
Writing manifest to image destination
Storing signatures
Python 3.4.3 (default, Jun 13 2016, 16:33:53) 
[GCC 5.3.1 20160406 (Red Hat 5.3.1-6)] on linux
Type "help", "copyright", "credits" or "license" for more information.
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Metadata Update from @churchyard:
- Issue tagged with: pending announcement

8 months ago

Metadata Update from @decathorpe:
- Issue close_status updated to: Accepted
- Issue status updated to: Closed (was: Open)

8 months ago

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