[RFC] helpers: specify Python 2.7, not just any python2
dedekind1 at gmail.com
Fri Aug 1 02:35:25 PDT 2014
On Fri, 2014-08-01 at 00:51 -0700, Brian Norris wrote:
> The 'argparse' package is new in 2.7. Some installations (e.g., RHEL 6)
> still have a default python2 of Python 2.6, but can optionally install
> Signed-off-by: Brian Norris <computersforpeace at gmail.com>
Well, binding to a so specific version is not very elegant...
In centOS, argparse is back-ported to python 2.6, and it lives in a
separate package called python-argparse, AFAIK. I suspect it is also
back-ported to RHEL6's python 2.6, did you search for it?
they suggest to bring argparse via pip, which is in my opinion a good
enough way. I often bring something useful from PyPI, because not all
the cool and widely-used Python stuff is packaged in distributions.
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