[GRASS-dev] Add support for Python3

Luca Delucchi lucadeluge at gmail.com
Sun Jul 26 23:47:56 PDT 2015

On 24 July 2015 at 12:42, Pietro <peter.zamb at gmail.com> wrote:
> Dear devs,

Ciao Pietro,

> Next week I would like to start the merge between my local changes and
> trunk to support Python3.
> As reported in the ticket: https://trac.osgeo.org/grass/ticket/2708
> I've tested the changes with python2.6, python2.7 and python3.4.
> So far I've not found regressions in python2.X.
> The status quo for python3 is:
> - the binding of the C GRASS functions is not working;
> - several python modules (~90) are not readable/usable, I've already
> started to port them (~20)
> My idea for the porting is to gradually introduce changes per steps:
> - Monday 27, change only the grass-init and the gunittest;
> - If not new problems connected to previous changes raise, Wendesday
> 29 I commit the grass/script stuff
> - If not new problems connected to previous changes raise, I will
> start updating the GRASS modules.
> In the meanwhile I try to get the ctypes working on PY3.
> Are you ok with this schedule?

yes, let us know when you commit the changes to test them

> Other better options?
> Let me know
> Pietro



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