Opened 4 years ago

Closed 4 years ago

#18601 closed Cleanup/optimization (fixed)

document python minor version requirement of >=2.6.5

Reported by: Preston Holmes Owned by: nobody
Component: Documentation Version: master
Severity: Release blocker Keywords:
Cc: Triage Stage: Accepted
Has patch: yes Needs documentation: no
Needs tests: no Patch needs improvement: no
Easy pickings: no UI/UX: no


#18269 introduced the use of unicode_literals.

however their use in kwargs is not supported in versions of python < 2.6.5

see and

This python version requirement needs to be documented in both the release notes, and wherever else appropriate (download page?)

Change History (3)

comment:2 Changed 4 years ago by Preston Holmes

Has patch: set

comment:3 Changed 4 years ago by Claude Paroz <claude@…>

Resolution: fixed
Status: newclosed

In [18b9dc41543616ba5b15d0400564e665b76701d1]:

Fixed #18601 -- Specified that Python minimum version is 2.6.5

This is due to a bug in previous Python 2.6 versions related to
unicode keyword arguments.

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