[GRASS-dev] [release planning] GRASS GIS 7.8.0 with Python3 support

Markus Neteler neteler at osgeo.org
Tue Aug 6 12:28:20 PDT 2019

On Mon, Aug 5, 2019 at 12:01 PM Markus Neteler <neteler at osgeo.org> wrote:
> > On Sun, Aug 4, 2019 at 12:19 PM Markus Neteler <neteler at osgeo.org> wrote:
> > > - GRASS GIS 7.8.0RC1 to be prepared asap
> I suggest to release it end of this week.
> Importantly we need to understand if anything is missing for RC1.
> Unless we do not publish 7.8 with Python 3 support, we will be soon
> removed from various Linux distros as they start to drop Py2-only
> versions (i.e. < 7.8).

I have now backported the change of the deprecated shebang
#!/usr/bin/env python
#!/usr/bin/env python3

> In addition, pls _all_ help to add content to
> * https://trac.osgeo.org/grass/wiki/Grass7/NewFeatures78
> * https://trac.osgeo.org/grass/wiki/Release/7.8.0-News
> (and we need to find a convenient way to extract that from GitHub).


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