Is python2 dead?

Matthew Selsky Matthew.Selsky at
Mon Sep 4 21:46:50 UTC 2023

On Mon, Sep 04, 2023 at 02:25:46PM -0700, Gary E. Miller via devel wrote:

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

Hi Gary,

Is the implication that we can safely drop python2 support after June 2024?  Are there any other distributions that ship python2 that we want to maintain support for?

How much does it cost us to maintain python2 support in our own code?


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