[Python-Dev] Python 2.5.3: call for patches

Malte Helmert helmert at informatik.uni-freiburg.de
Sat Oct 18 22:05:26 CEST 2008

Martin v. Löwis wrote:
>> Just to emphasize this, "changes" means "bugfixes".  (I'm mentioning this
>> mainly because of the people who joined for 2.6/3.0.)  For more info,
>> see PEP6 about bugfix releases:
>> http://www.python.org/dev/peps/pep-0006/
> Thanks for clarifying this. For the last 2.5.x release in particular, we
> will strictly enforce the "no new features" policy; users interested
> in new features should switch to 2.6.

May I suggest http://bugs.python.org/issue1040026 ?

It has a fairly simple patch (posixmodule.diff), a new test
(test_posix5.PATCH), and it fixes a bug that makes os.times unusable on
common platforms.


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