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Does Askbot support Python 3?

asked 2017-03-07 11:05:17 -0500

SwisherSweet gravatar image

updated 2019-08-11 12:52:20 -0500

Evgeny gravatar image

I am installing for the first time on a Windows machine. I first installed Python 3.6 and verified PIP is working fine. However, in following the instructions to install using PIP, I get the following error:

C:\Askbot>pip install askbot Collecting askbot Downloading askbot-0.10.2.tar.gz (8.1MB) 100% |████████████████████████████████| 8.1MB 156kB/s Complete output from command python setup.py egg_info: Traceback (most recent call last): File "<string>", line 1, in <module> File "C:\Users\MyUser\AppData\Local\Temp\pip-build-eukbfsgi\askbot\setup.py", line 135 ********************""" ^ SyntaxError: Missing parentheses in call to 'print'

---------------------------------------- Command "python setup.py egg_info"

failed with error code 1 in C:\Users\MyUser\AppData\Local\Temp\pip-build-eukbfsgi\askbot\

Python3 support seems to be on the way, since I find many from __future__ import print_function-statements. Whats the plan? Can I help?

My site is written in Python 3 and I want to add AskBot. Unfortunately, AskBot does not support Python3. Does anyone have any creative solutions to this problem? I am considering using a subdomain but I have never tried to share a database between two websites before. Is it even possible for me to integrate AskBot with my current Django project in this way? Any help would be greatly appreciated!

-Annette

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answered 2017-03-09 11:42:49 -0500

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updated 2019-08-11 12:57:04 -0500

Currently, branch 0.11.x supports Python 3. Thanks for the help of @martin-bts and other people from SuSE Linux.

No, Askbot (as of v0.10.2/ March 2017) does not support Pyton 3, please install latest Python 2.7 and try again.

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Thanks. That was the issue.

SwisherSweet gravatar image SwisherSweet  ( 2017-03-09 12:53:47 -0500 )edit

@Evgeny Is there any plan to support Python 3?

kate_r gravatar image kate_r  ( 2017-11-08 20:08:19 -0500 )edit

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