Obligatory; Pip, pip, Hooray! :-)

On Tue, 29 Sep 2020 at 22:10, Sumana Harihareswara <sh@changeset.nyc> wrote:
Since pip 20.3 will come out next month and the new resolver's behavior
will be on by default, the pip team made a 2-minute video to explain
what's up:


And https://twitter.com/ThePSF/status/1311038036013199363 is a good
tweet to retweet if you want to help us get the word out.

Sumana Harihareswara
Changeset Consulting

On 7/30/20 4:23 PM, Sumana Harihareswara wrote:
> A new release of pip is out. Please see below, upgrade, and let us know
> if you or your users start to have trouble. In particular, we need your
> feedback on the beta of the new dependency resolver, because we want to
> make it the default in the October release.
> Please report bugs using this survey:
> https://tools.simplysecure.org/survey/index.php?r=survey/index&sid=989272&lang=en
> .
> And please **spread the word** by pointing to this blog post:
> https://blog.python.org/2020/07/upgrade-pip-20-2-changes-20-3.html --
> spread the word on Hacker News, Reddit, Twitter, Facebook, Dev.to,
> Telegram, relevant Stack Overflow answers, your favorite Slacks and
> Discords, etc. Most of the people this will affect do not keep up with
> Python-specific developer news. Help them get the heads-up before
> October, and help us get their bug reports.
> best,
> Sumana Harihareswara, pip project manager
> -------- Forwarded Message --------
> Subject: [pypi-announce] upgrade to pip 20.2 -- plus changes coming in 20.3
> Date: Thu, 30 Jul 2020 11:24:58 -0400
> From: Sumana Harihareswara <sh@changeset.nyc>
> Reply-To: distutils-sig@python.org
> Organization: Changeset Consulting
> To: pypi-announce@python.org
> On behalf of the Python Packaging Authority, I am pleased to announce
> the release of pip 20.2. Please upgrade for speed improvements, bug
> fixes, and better logging. You can install it by running python -m pip
> install --upgrade pip.
> We make major releases each quarter, so this is the first new release
> since 20.1 in April.
> NOTICE: This release includes the beta of the next-generation dependency
> resolver. It is significantly stricter and more consistent when it
> receives incompatible instructions, and reduces support for certain
> kinds of constraints files, so some workarounds and workflows may break.
> Please test it with the `--use-feature=2020-resolver` flag. Please see
> our guide on how to test and migrate, and how to report issues
> <https://pip.pypa.io/en/latest/user_guide/#changes-to-the-pip-dependency-resolver-in-20-2-2020>.
> The new dependency resolver is *off by default* because it is *not yet
> ready for everyday use*.
> For release highlights and thank-yous, please see
> <https://blog.python.org/2020/07/upgrade-pip-20-2-changes-20-3.html> .
> The full changelog is at <https://pip.pypa.io/en/stable/news/>.
> Future:
> We plan to make pip's next quarterly release, 20.3, in October 2020. We
> are preparing to change the default dependency resolution behavior and
> make the new resolver the default in pip 20.3.

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