[Python-Dev] 3.0.1 possibilities
brett at python.org
Sun Dec 7 02:10:04 CET 2008
On Sat, Dec 6, 2008 at 15:41, Barry Warsaw <barry at python.org> wrote:
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> On Dec 6, 2008, at 6:25 PM, Guido van Rossum wrote:
>> On Sat, Dec 6, 2008 at 3:18 PM, Benjamin Peterson
>> <musiccomposition at gmail.com> wrote:
>>> Since the release of 3.0, several critical issues have come to our
>>> attention. Namely, the builtin cmp function wasn't removed  and the
>>> new IO library proved to be (as expected) abysmally slow .
>>> Christian proposed that we release 3.0.1 within the next week to patch
>>> up this critical issues. Thoughts?
>>>  http://bugs.python.org/1717
>>>  http://bugs.python.org/4533
>>>  http://bugs.python.org/4561
>>>  http://bugs.python.org/4565
> I've set the priority on all these to release blockers, but I have my
> reservations about 4561 and 4565. Resolution of those seem like more than a
> week or so away.
> If we want to do a bug fix release for 3.0.1, I'd like to do it no later
> than the 19th.
+1 just to get rid of cmp(). And if io speedups can happen, great, but
they can also wait for 3.0.2.
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