[Python-Dev] Maintaining old releases
mal at egenix.com
Wed Aug 13 16:07:43 CEST 2008
On 2008-08-13 15:20, Steve Holden wrote:
> M.-A. Lemburg wrote:
>> Perhaps we should just document the maintenance of Python releases
>> more clearly and also plan for a final bug fix release 3 years after
>> the initial branch release. That way developers and users can also
>> adjust their plans accordingly.
> As always the problem is getting someone to do this not insignificant
> amount of work.
We'd just have to add a section to the release schedule PEP:
Bug fix releases will be made available until September 19, 2009.
The following bug fix releases have been posted:
2.5.1: February 22, 2008
2.5.2: April 18, 2007
Security fix releases will continue to be made available as
necessary until September 19, 2011. No further updates will
be posted after that date. The following security fix releases
have been posted:
No security fix releases have been released.
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