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lang/python36: Deprecate and set to expire

Authored by kai on Sep 2 2021, 6:58 AM.


lang/python36: Deprecate and set to expire

Python 3.6 will reach its End-of-Life at 23rd December 2021.

Set the deprecation note and expiration date accordingly.

Approved by: koobs (python, maintainer)
Differential_Revision: D31783
MFH: Yes|No <reason>
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kai requested review of this revision.Sep 2 2021, 6:58 AM
kai created this revision.
  • Use upstream language in messaging (this is distinct with ports descriptions/uses of variables)
  • 3.6 is currently in security 'maintenance status', and has an 'end-of-life' date of 2021-12-23
  • Link to upstream refs where they exist and are beneficial to the user

Something like:

DEPRECATED=Upgrade to a newer Python version. 3.6 maintenance status: security fixes only. End-of-Life: 2021-12-23 (

Address @koobs's suggestions regarding the deprecation message.

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This revision is now accepted and ready to land.Sep 6 2021, 8:49 AM
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