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When will Django-1.6 be supported?

asked 2014-01-16 01:32:16 -0600

mrunge gravatar image

Currently, I struggle to find a current list of dependencies for askbot.

For development (which I'd expect to be further developed than stable)

https://github.com/ASKBOT/askbot-devel/blob/master/askbot_requirements_dev.txt

lists django-1.4.2 as a hard requirement. This version contains quite a few serious security issues, and I'd expect this version not to be supported upstream any more, since Django-1.6 was released back in November 2013.

Do you have any plan for askbot to support django-1.6?

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answered 2014-03-30 10:19:32 -0600

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You can use Django 1.5.5 without errors, here's the output of manage.py runserver

0 errors found
March 30, 2014 - 09:48:16
Django version 1.5.5, using settings 'askbot.settings'
Development server is running at http://127.0.0.1:8000/
Quit the server with CONTROL-C.

but there are some deprecations warnings that must be resolved before upgrading to 1.6.:

  • django.conf.urls.defaults is deprecated; use django.conf.urls instead
  • django.utils.simplejson is deprecated; use json instead
  • The 'execute_manager' function is deprecated, you likely need to update your 'manage.py'; please see the Django 1.4 release notes (https://docs.djangoproject.com/en/dev/releases/1.4/).
  • ...

I send a pull request to that effect: https://github.com/ASKBOT/askbot-devel/pull/227 (use django.conf.urls instead of django.conf.urls.defaults).

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answered 2014-02-08 15:23:06 -0600

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I guess I'm on Django 1.5 and have no problems. Haven't tried anything newer though.

>>> import django
>>> django.VERSION
(1, 5, 0, 'final', 0)
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