On behalf of the Python development team and the Python community, I'm happy to announce the release of Python 2.4.1 (final).
Python 2.4.1 is a bug-fix release. See the release notes at the website (also available as Misc/NEWS in the source distribution) for details of the bugs squished in this release. Python 2.4.1 should be a completely painless upgrade from Python 2.4 - no new features have been added.
For more information on Python 2.4.1, including download links for various platforms, release notes, and known issues, please see:
Highlights of this new release include:
- Bug fixes. According to the release notes, several dozen bugs have been fixed, including a fix for the SimpleXMLRPCServer security issue (PSF-2005-001).
Highlights of the previous major Python release (2.4) are available from the Python 2.4 page, at
Enjoy the new release, Anthony
Anthony Baxter firstname.lastname@example.org Python Release Manager (on behalf of the entire python-dev team)