[Ironpython-users] IronPython 2.7.2 RC Available

Cesar Mello cmello at gmail.com
Sun Mar 4 14:14:16 CET 2012

This release with embedded sqlite is really awesome! Congratulations for
the great work and thanks for providing such a nice software.

Best regards

On Sun, Mar 4, 2012 at 8:53 AM, Jeff Hardy <jdhardy at gmail.com> wrote:

> On behalf of the IronPython team, I'm happy to announce the first (and
> probably only) release candidate for IronPython 2.7.2. Only
> showstopping bugs will be fixed before the release.
> You can download IronPython 2.7.2 RC from
> http://ironpython.codeplex.com/releases/view/81331.
> Like all IronPython 2.7-series releases, .NET 4 is required to install
> it. Installing this release will replace any existing IronPython
> 2.7-series installation.
> Unlike previous releases, the assemblies for all supported platforms
> are included in the installer as well as the zip package. IronPython
> 2.7.2 RC includes support for .NET 3.5, .NET 4, Silverlight 4,
> Silverlight 5, Mono for Android 4.0, and Windows Phone 7.5. Check the
> "Platforms" directory for the required assemblies. Any feedback on the
> supported platforms, especially for Android and Windows Phone, is
> greatly appreciated. For 2.7.2, the mobile platforms should be treated
> as previews, and expect them to change for 2.7.3.
> The biggest improvements in IronPython 2.7.2 are support for the
> zipimport module, thanks to Alex Earl, and the sqlite3 module. The
> pyc.py compiler can now generate standalone executables by embedding
> the IronPython assemblies. Many other bugs have been fixed as well.
> IronPython 2.7.2 RC 1 is also available on NuGet. To add it to your
> project, run Install-Package IronPython -IncludePrerelease (and
> Install-Package IronPython.StdLib -IncludePrerelease if you want the
> standard library as well) from the Package Manager Console. Because
> it's a prerelease package, it won't show up in the Package Manager UI.
> The final release of IronPython 2.7.2 is currently set for March 11.
> Also, Check out the new IronPython blog at http://blog.ironpython.net!
> - Jeff
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