[Python-Dev] Re: [Python-checkins]
python/dist/src/Pythonmarshal.c, 1.79, 1.80
tim.peters at gmail.com
Tue Dec 21 01:26:25 CET 2004
[Jeremy Hylton on a quick 2.4.1]
>>> Nothing wrong with an incremental release, but none of these sound
>>> like critical bugs to me.
>> You don't think a blowup in marshal is critical? Mind expanding on
> An undocumented extension to marshal causes a segfault. It's
> certainly a bug worth fixing. It doesn't sound like a critical bug to
The new optional ``version`` argument to marshal.dumps() is
documented. The easiest way to see that is to look at 2.4's
marshal.dumps() docs <wink>. Unfortunately, it was wholly untested.
Still, it's a new-in-2.4 gimmick, and no pre-2.4 code could be using
it. I suppose Armin found a use for it in 2.4, but I'm still
scratching my head. If ZODB doesn't already depend on it, how useful
can it be? QED
WRT "my" critical thread bug, I asked that everyone pretend I hadn't
submitted it until a month after 2.4 was released. That hasn't
happened yet, so I refuse to admit it exists.
FWIW, I'd press on with 2.3.5 first, while it can still attract some
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