[Python-Dev] Py3k code freeze imminent; 3.0a2 release Friday

Guido van Rossum guido at python.org
Fri Dec 7 19:03:31 CET 2007

As people have been disregarding the freeze anyway, I declare the py3k
branch back open. I tagged it with r30a2 yesterday morning and that's
the version that I'll be releasing shortly (waiting for Crys & me to
sort out some things around the Windows MSI installer).


On Dec 5, 2007 8:43 PM, Guido van Rossum <guido at python.org> wrote:
> I've built and tested the latest py3k from scratch on Ubuntu, Fedora
> 7, OSX 10.4 and OSX 10.5, and found no issues.
> So the code freeze is a fact. Don't check anything into the py3k
> branch unless I tell you to. Please file high-priority bugs and assign
> them to me if you think you've found a showstopper.
> The buildbot is green for Solaris also, so I think we're in good
> shape. I don't see any green buildbots for Windows though, but Windows
> is always a flakey situation; Christian, what's your assessment?
> I see a few tests leaking; in particular test_ssl (1522 refs leaned
> per run!) and test_urllib2_localnet (3 per run). Anyone interested in
> researching these feel free to do so; just upload a patch and file a
> bug if you've squashed the leaks (or some).
> We're on for a 3.0a2 release Friday!
> --Guido
> On Dec 5, 2007 5:46 PM, Guido van Rossum <guido at python.org> wrote:
> > I'm planning to freeze the py3k branch in 2-3 hours, some time
> > after/around 8pm PST (midnight UTC).
> >
> > If someone wants to do another svnmerge from the trunk please do it
> > before then -- though we're nearly current so I don't mind not having
> > the last few changes merged into this release (it's only Raymond's
> > refactoring of __length_hint__ implementations).
> >
> > If there's anything you think really should be in this release, please
> > speak up ASAP. Filing a high priority bug and assigning it to me would
> > be a great way to get my attention.
> >
> > --
> > --Guido van Rossum (home page: http://www.python.org/~guido/)
> >
> --
> --Guido van Rossum (home page: http://www.python.org/~guido/)

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