[Python-Dev] TRUNK FROZEN for 2.4b2 release from 0000UTC 3rd November (tomorrrow)

"Martin v. Löwis" martin at v.loewis.de
Thu Nov 4 00:26:59 CET 2004

Bob Ippolito wrote:
> Argh!  It's nothing crazy, it removes incorrect linker flags and 
> delegates two Mac-specific API functions to where they belong.

I think Brett's thinking is that if this was a serious problem,
it should have been fixed months ago. The fact that nobody bothered
pushing that change before 2.4b1 indicates that the problem is not
serious. As an incompatible change that fixes a non-serious problem,
it shouldn't be applied before 2.5, in accordance with PEP 5
(which says that an incompatible change must see a deprecation first).

That said, the release manager has said what he thinks about the
issue, so anybody with commit privileges please do what they think
is needed (I personally don't care much enough beyond writing this


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