[Python-Dev] Re: Stability and change
Mon, 8 Apr 2002 10:55:24 -0500
Anthony> That tide's only the linux users, and the linux users who care
Anthony> what kernel they're running. I'm an ex-sysadmin, pretty solid
Anthony> unix geek, and I nowadays run whatever my distro comes with -
Yup, me too. I was mostly thinking about the Linux distro folks
themselves. It makes it a bit easier for them if they think, "Ah, yes, 2.3
is an experimental release. We better target Pythonn 2.2 or 2.4 for our
>> That wasn't what I was referring to. I was referring to the spate of
>> checkins where people have to advance version numbers prior to a
>> release. I would hope that could be automated.
Anthony> That's pretty much down to
Anthony> Include/patchlevel.h - two spots
Anthony> README - one line
Anthony> Misc/NEWS - if it's been kept up to date, no changes.
I don't know. I see a lot more version-related checkins than that float by
just before a release. What about the docs for example?