[Python-Dev] Should r53624 be applied to release branches?

skip at pobox.com skip at pobox.com
Tue Jul 10 13:57:37 CEST 2007

    Aaron> We recently had a production failure caused by the issue fixed in
    Aaron> r53624 on the trunk [1].  I see that this patch has also been
    Aaron> applied to py3k-struni.  Should this patch be merged to the
    Aaron> release branches?  In the meantime we will have to patch
    Aaron> subprocess.py ourselves.

In theory, I'm in favor of backporting, but how far back do you need/want to
apply it?  There will clearly be more 2.5 releases.  I don't think any more
2.4 releases are planned.


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