[Python-Dev] 2.2.1 release mechanics

Michael Hudson mwh@python.net
10 Apr 2002 09:22:52 +0100

Jack Jansen <Jack.Jansen@oratrix.com> writes:

> On zondag, maart 31, 2002, at 10:39 , Michael Hudson wrote:
> > April 10 ~1200 GMT: release ends
> >
> >                     By now, F, T & J have done their bits, uploaded
> >                     files to creosote and sf (or pointed me to where I
> >                     can get them), etc.
> Michael,
> my stuff is done. I've announced it on the pythonmac-sig and 
> given people there 12 hours to find any showstopper bugs, so 
> unless I ask you not to go ahead within twelve hours it's all 
> yours (I understand that we're not doing sf releases anymore, 
> and I don't have access to creosote). The files are in 
> http://www.cwi.nl/ftp/jack/python/mac, you want MacPython221full 
> (both .hqx and .bin) and MacPython221src (both .hqx and .sit). 
> You may also want MacPython221MacOS81patch (.hqx and .sit) which 
> makes this release run on really old MacOS versions.


> If you are going to put a blurb in your message announcing 2.2.1 
> there are two fixes in it that are very important to Mac users:
> - This release finally works on Mac OS X multiprocessors
> - The IDE is now fully functional on Mac OS X.

OK.  The draft blurb is here:



  I've even been known to get Marmite *near* my mouth -- but never
  actually in it yet.  Vegamite is right out.
 UnicodeError: ASCII unpalatable error: vegamite found, ham expected
                                       -- Tim Peters, comp.lang.python