[OpenWrt-Devel] Meson/Ninja build system

Daniel Engberg daniel.engberg.lists at pyret.net
Thu Mar 21 05:56:53 EDT 2019

On 2019-03-18 14:10, Petr Štetiar wrote:
> Daniel Engberg <daniel.engberg.lists at pyret.net> [2019-03-18 13:55:07]:
> Hi,
>> Having a look at https://www.python.org/dev/peps/pep-0537/#lifespan it 
>> seems
>> like a good idea to stick with 3.7?
> it's a PITA to demand versions which are not packaged in current 
> versions of LTS
> Linux distros. Since Meson is a build system generator, I hope, that 
> it's
> going to work with any Python 3 version, but can't find any details 
> about
> Meson's Python version requirements.
> -- ynezz

Some progress on this topic, 3.15 is pretty much the minimum version 
required if we're going to move to Python 3 despite having not having it 
in all
available LTS releases (Debian 8 and RHEL 7 falls under this category).

If anyone is interested the discussion is more or less continued here:

Best regards,

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