[cctbxbb] Backwards compatibility; Python 2.3?

richard.gildea at diamond.ac.uk richard.gildea at diamond.ac.uk
Tue Jun 6 07:14:48 PDT 2017

Hi Nick,

I think officially we now support Python >= 2.5 as far as running general cctbx code, but try to support installing cctbx (i.e. via the libtbx bootstrap mechanism) with Python >= 2.4.



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From: cctbxbb-bounces at phenix-online.org [cctbxbb-bounces at phenix-online.org] on behalf of Nicholas Devenish [ndevenish at gmail.com]
Sent: 06 June 2017 15:08
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Subject: [cctbxbb] Backwards compatibility; Python 2.3?

Hi All,

I'm starting to go through and learn some of the structure of these
packages, starting with libtbx.

What's the supported targets supposed to be? There seems to be code
specifically marked as backwards compatibility for Python 2.3 (2003),
and packages explicitly included that were merged into the standard
library around the same time (e.g. Optik).

Is this really as far back as we need to support?


Nick Devenish
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