Is python2 dead?

Gary E. Miller gem at
Mon Sep 4 21:25:46 UTC 2023

Yo Hal!

On Mon, 04 Sep 2023 14:15:26 -0700
Hal Murray via devel <devel at> wrote:

> Really really dead?  Or maybe just hiding in some dark corner?

Rumours of its death are greatly exagerated.

> Should we drop support for python2 as part of the next release?
> Or announce in the next release that we will drop it as part of the
> following release?

From RHEL:

"The RHEL 8 AppStream Lifecycle Page puts the end date of RHEL 8's
Python 2.7 package at June 2024."

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