Tagged v6.5.6-RC1

Eygene Ryabinkin rea at codelabs.ru
Fri May 23 10:16:51 BST 2014

Fri, May 23, 2014 at 10:14:31AM +0200, Tomasz ┼╗ok wrote:
> On 2014-05-23 at 10:31, Eygene Ryabinkin wrote:
> > > (...)
> > > And, unsurprisingly, the IDLE for my accounts does not work :), I have to wait
> > > for the sync to get my e-mail
> > 
> > Fixed in next/0005bcb2f013082ae13f3a466a8b3a9d75e7dea7,
> >   https://github.com/OfflineIMAP/offlineimap/commit/0005bcb2f013082ae13f3a466a8b3a9d75e7dea7.diff
> > Can you test this modification before it will go to the master?
> This modification works! Now I don't get any error message and IDLE is working
> just fine.

Cool, it is now merged to master.  Thanks!

> > Not every distribution has 'python2' executable.  For example,
> > FreeBSD ports collection dating back to 2010 has no python2, just
> > python 2.X executables.  So, the proper thing will be to fix OI to
> > be Python3-compatible and to stay Python2-compatible.  I believe
> > it should take some time and testing, but I am marking as the
> > viable item for the next releases.
> Ok, I was not aware of the situation on non-Linux systems, thanks
> for pointing this out. At the moment I am using Arch Linux which has
> a build script that patches all /usr/bin/python into
> /usr/bin/python2. So it is not a real problem for me, I just wanted
> to share an idea.

I'll check what is done for RedHat and Debian/Unbuntu to make sure
that they also have some ways to make OI to use Python 2.x.

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