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> I am not sure if the latest distributions (Ubuntu, Debian, RedHat) have all removed python 2 packages. If not, it will be gone with the next major release

Red Hat has not. Ubuntu has not in its most recent stable release. Debian "unstable" is still using Python 2, so I don't think your statement holds up.

https://distrowatch.com/table.php?distribution=redhat

https://distrowatch.com/table.php?distribution=ubuntu

https://distrowatch.com/table.php?distribution=debian

Also, Trac developers ave been making progress on Python3 as recently as 8 days ago:

https://trac.edgewall.org/ticket/12130






The tables show RHEL 8 and Debian 10 are setup with python 3 out of the box.



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