[Python-Dev] 2.5.1 plans

Neal Norwitz nnorwitz at gmail.com
Thu Jan 4 22:47:13 CET 2007

On 1/4/07, A.M. Kuchling <amk at amk.ca> wrote:
> On Thu, Jan 04, 2007 at 10:22:54AM -0800, Mike Klaas wrote:
> > >  [ 1598181 ] subprocess.py: O(N**2) bottleneck
> > >
> > >I submitted the trivial fix almost two months ago, but apparently nobody
> > >feels responsible...
> Is Peter Astrand still actively maintaining the module?  I've been
> assigning subprocess bugs to him on the theory that he'll fix them.
> If he's not around, we can apply patches to subprocess.  (The problem
> with subprocess in particular would be the difficulty of testing
> changes that affect both Windows and POSIX code; I think relatively
> few developers use both Windows and Unix.)

We have the buildbots to help with this.

> We should also try to make an effort to go through the tracker and
> look for bug fixes and patches suitable for 2.5.1.

Definitely!  I only did a really quick review.  If you want someone to
think about any of these, assign them to me with a priority of 9.
I'll discuss with others and see if the fixes should go in to 2.5.1 or


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