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Re: [Xen-devel] [patch] fix python 2.6 warnings

To: Ian Jackson <Ian.Jackson@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: [Xen-devel] [patch] fix python 2.6 warnings
From: Gerd Hoffmann <kraxel@xxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Tue, 10 Mar 2009 14:44:19 +0100
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Ian Jackson wrote:
> Gerd Hoffmann writes ("[Xen-devel] [patch] fix python 2.6 warnings"):
>> Attached patch fixes a few python warnings about deprecated modules.
> Can you please confirm in which Python version the new modules were
> introduced ?  Some people (including our automatic test systems!) are
> using very old versions of python and it would be nice if that kept
> working.

set type (obsoletes sets module) was added in 2.4
hashlib (obsoletes sha module) was added in 2.5

For reference:  RHEL-5 ships with python 2.4.

Which makes me think at least the hashlib one needs a more sophisticated
approach so it keeps working on pre-2.5 versions ...


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