Manual:Pywikibot/Compatibility

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This page summarizes Pywikibot compatibility with Python and MediaWiki. Python 3.5.3 or higher is currently required to run the bot, but Python 3.6 or higher is recommended.

Branches, releases – Python and MediaWiki deprecation graph[edit]

Legend[edit]

Horizontal
  implementation/deprecation period
  supported
Vertical
  Pywikibot releases
  git tags
  current master
  next major release


Branches – Python support table[edit]

Pywikibot branch
master
7.4.0
stable
7.3.0
python2
3.0.20200703
Deployed June 2022 (2022-05-21) (2020-07-03)
Comment Current branch for developing and testing. Use it on your own risks but any bug reports are welcomed. Stable branch for production systems; updated monthly after passing unit tests. Stable branch for production systems running in Python 2 environment. No longer updated; does not support current Wikimedia sites any longer..
MediaWiki version supported 1.23–1.39 1.23–1.39 1.14–1.35
Python version
<= 2.7.3 no support no support
2.7.4 – 2.7.18 OK *)
3.0 – 3.3 no support
3.4 OK *)
3.5.0 – 3.5.2
3.5.3 – 3.5.10 OK *)
3.6.0 – 3.8.5 OK
3.8.6 – 3.11, PyPy OK no support

Releases – Python and MediaWiki support table[edit]


Pywikibot Release date Python MediaWiki
3.0.20190722 (2019-07-22) 2.7, 3.4–3.7 1.14–1.34
3.0.20200111 (2020-01-11) 2.7, 3.4*)–3.8 1.14–1.35
3.0.20200508 (2020-05-08) 2.7, 3.4*)–3.8 1.14–1.35
3.0.20200609 (2020-06-09) 2.7, 3.4*)–3.8 1.14–1.35
3.0.20200703
python2
(2020-07-03) 2.7, 3.4*)–3.8 1.14–1.35
4.0.0 (2020-08-04) 3.5–3.8 1.14–1.35
4.1.0 (2020-08-16) 3.5–3.9 1.14–1.36
4.1.1 (2020-08-18) 3.5–3.9 1.14–1.36
4.2.0 (2020-08-28) 3.5–3.9 1.14–1.36
4.3.0 (2020-09-02) 3.5–3.9 1.14–1.36
5.0.0 (2020-10-19) 3.5–3.9 1.19–1.36
5.1.0 (2020-11-01) 3.5–3.9 1.19–1.36
5.2.0 (2020-12-10) 3.5–3.9 1.19–1.36
5.3.0 (2020-12-19) 3.5–3.10 1.19–1.36
5.4.0 (2021-01-02) 3.5–3.10 1.19–1.36
5.5.0 (2021-01-12) 3.5–3.10 1.19–1.36
5.6.0 (2021-01-24) 3.5–3.10 1.19–1.36
6.0.0 (2021-03-16) 3.5–3.10 1.23–1.36
6.0.1 (2021-03-20) 3.5–3.10 1.23–1.36
6.1.0 (2021-04-17) 3.5–3.10 1.23–1.36
6.2.0 (2021-05-28) 3.5–3.10 1.23–1.36
6.3.0 (2021-05-31) 3.5–3.10 1.23–1.36
6.4.0 (2021-07-01) 3.5–3.10 1.23–1.36
6.5.0 (2021-08-05) 3.5–3.10 1.23–1.36
6.6.0 (2021-09-15) 3.5–3.10 1.23–1.36
6.6.1 (2021-09-21) 3.5–3.10 1.23–1.37
6.6.2 (2021-10-29) 3.5–3.10 1.23–1.37
6.6.3 (2021-12-01) 3.5–3.10 1.23–1.37
6.6.4 (2022-01-27) 3.5–3.10 1.23–1.37
6.6.5 (2022-02-07) 3.5–3.10 1.23–1.37
7.0.0**) (2022-02-26) 3.5.3–3.11, PyPy 1.23–1.38
7.1.0 (2022-03-26) 3.5.3–3.11, PyPy 1.23–1.39
7.1.1 (2022-04-14) 3.5.3–3.11, PyPy 1.23–1.39
7.2.0 (2022-04-26) 3.5.3–3.11, PyPy 1.23–1.39
7.2.1 (2022-05-07) 3.5.3–3.11, PyPy 1.23–1.39
7.3.0
stable
(2022-05-21) 3.5.3–3.11, PyPy 1.23–1.39
7.4.0
master
(2022-06) 3.5.3–3.11, PyPy 1.23–1.39
8.0.0**)
future release
(2022) 3.6.0–3.12, PyPy***) 1.27–1.39***)

*) Already desupported and not tested.
**) Breaking change where most deprecations are dropped.
***) Under discussion, see phab:T306637 and phab:T301908.