I would like to update the internal copy of libffi from the 3.0.5 release to
3.0.9 (plus an ARM specific patch checked in after the 3.0.9 release). Is this
ok for the trunk and the py3kbranch? I only can check linux targets and watch
the buildds, so I would like to ask for tests on other targets.
The libffi subdirectories for testsuite, doc and man are currently not checked
in. Should these be kept out, or should the complete libffi release be checked in?
Hello everybody! I hope you all had as great a time at Pycon 2010 as I did. No time to begin recovering though, we're on to Python 2.6.5 rc 1, which I would like to release on Monday. We have one showstopper still open, and I'll try to respond to that asap.
If there is anything else that absolutely should go into 2.6.5, now's the time to let me know. If there are no patches ready to be reviewed and landed though, you're probably running out of time. I will be very conservative about landing patches after rc1.
David Malcolm is the Fedora maintainer for the Python package and has
written a gdb plugin to replace and dramatically improve our old
Misc/gdbinit file using the new python scripting support in gdb-7. You
can see it in action at
I'd like to get this into our repository asap, but he's also going to
be improving it fairly quickly. So it'd be nice if he could commit his
Do you guys think we should give him commit access so he can make gdb
and packaging-related changes?