[Python-Dev] libbzip2 version?

Georg Brandl g.brandl at gmx.net
Sat Mar 11 14:12:08 CET 2006

Martin v. Löwis wrote:
> Alan McIntyre wrote:
>> The current PCBuild/readme.txt directs people to
>> http://sources.redhat.com/bzip2 to get the 1.0.2 version of libbz2.  The
>> RedHat link redirects to http://www.bzip.org, which shows that 1.0.3 was
>> released in February 2005.  I suggest that Python 2.5 should move up to
>> 1.0.3, and that readme.txt should point to bzip.org instead of
>> redhat.com.  I'll make & submit a patch if that would help.
> There is no need to submit a patch. I had planned to update it myself
> for some time now. I also want to update versions of various other
> libraries (Tcl and bsddb in particular).

There seems to be a new version of expat too: http://python.org/sf/1433435

The namespace problem with pyexpat persists: http://python.org/sf/1295808


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