[cctbxbb] Python 2.4 compatibility
dgwaterman at gmail.com
Thu Sep 15 04:34:54 PDT 2016
According to Nat on 15th October 2012, CCTBX officially stopped supporting
Python 2.4. Here's the text of his message:
FYI for those of you who didn't get my original email: the minimum
> Python version required for CCTBX is now 2.5, so for anyone
> contributing to CCTBX, you can now use more advanced syntax such as
> "with" and "try/except/else/finally" (and decorators, which were
> already supported in 2.4, but we haven't used them so far). Full list
> of changes in 2.5 here:
On 15 September 2016 at 12:22, <richard.gildea at diamond.ac.uk> wrote:
> This commit uses the "with" statement, which was introduced in Python 2.5,
> to libtbx/__init__.py, preventing installation of DIALS from sources on
> systems with Python 2.4:
> Could this code be changed to remove the use of the "with" statement?
> Dr Richard Gildea
> Data Analysis Scientist
> Tel: +441235 77 8078
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