[Python-Dev] Python 2.2.1

Guido van Rossum guido@python.org
Sun, 23 Dec 2001 17:31:52 -0500

> Two questions wrt 2.2.1:
> - Is there a timeline for it? I couldn't find one in PEP251 (which
> stops at 2.2 final). The reason I ask is that there's a serious flaw
> in MacPython (has been there since day one) that renders it useless on
> multiprocessor Mac OS X machines. I'm waiting for an external party to
> fix this (as the problem is in an external library), but I could put a
> bit of pressure on if 2.2.1 is due reasonably soon (as I hope).

No timeline -- that sort of depends on how many really bad bugs are
reported, and whether someone volunteers as a release mananger.

> - The final bits of the Mac tree havne't been checked in yet, should
> we move the release22-maint branch when that's done? Can you move a
> branch? How? 

Fred anticipated that; he said he would just move the tags when
necessary.  Don't worry about it.

--Guido van Rossum (home page: http://www.python.org/~guido/)