Python 2.7 will not receive bugfix support past Jan. 1st 2020.
The dx-toolkit has been developed for some time with Python 3 support in mind (this includes, for example, importing from
future amongst other recommendations).
As of November 2018, the dx-toolkit has been modified to support builds from Python 3 directly. These changes should address most issues with using dxpy and the dx-toolkit in Python 3 environments. To get started with installing the toolkit in Python 3 environments, use the
Please be advisedd that these subcommands do not work yet under certain settings. We have created tickets to support them as soon as we can.