[Python-Dev] RELEASED Python 2.4.2 (final)

Anthony Baxter anthony at python.org
Wed Sep 28 14:44:15 CEST 2005

On behalf of the Python development team and the Python community, I'm
happy to announce the release of Python 2.4.2 (final).

Python 2.4.2 is a bug-fix release. See the release notes at the 
website (also available as Misc/NEWS in the source distribution) for 
details of the more than 60 bugs squished in this release.

For more information on Python 2.4.2, including download links for
various platforms, release notes, and known issues, please see:


Highlights of this new release include:

  - Bug fixes. According to the release notes, more than 60 have been
    fixed, including bugs that prevented Python from working properly 
    on 64 bit HP/UX and AIX systems.

Highlights of the previous major Python release (2.4) are available     
from the Python 2.4 page, at                                            


Enjoy the new release,

Anthony Baxter
anthony at python.org
Python Release Manager
(on behalf of the entire python-dev team)
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