[Python-Dev] Python 2.6.4rc1

Barry Warsaw barry at python.org
Tue Oct 13 14:23:35 CEST 2009

On Oct 8, 2009, at 8:45 AM, Zvezdan Petkovic wrote:

> On Oct 7, 2009, at 2:09 PM, Barry Warsaw wrote:
>> I want us to be very careful about 2.6.4.  This isn't a normal bug  
>> fix release, it's specifically there to remove the brown paper bag  
>> of 2.6.3 from our heads.  So let's be conservative and fix this one  
>> in 2.6.5.
> Can we get the readline patch reviewed as well.  It was applied to  
> trunk already: http://svn.python.org/view?view=rev&revision=74970
> It's marked for backport to 2.6 as "needs review":
> http://bugs.python.org/issue6877
> It fixes a BusError crash that was just swiped under a rug by  
> disabling the build in setup.py.  :-)

I'm disinclined to approve this for 2.6.4 since it is not a regression  
in 2.6.3.  It seems fine to me for 2.6.5 though.


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