[Python-Dev] Python 2.6.4rc1

Zvezdan Petkovic zvezdan at zope.com
Tue Oct 13 14:31:00 CEST 2009

On Oct 13, 2009, at 8:23 AM, Barry Warsaw wrote:

> 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.

Excellent.  That's exactly what I meant.
I quoted the part of the previous message where you proposed to review  
another patch for 2.6.5.  I guess it was not very clear that I'm  
proposing to review this for 2.6.5 as well.  Well, at least we're on  
the same page now it seems.  :-)



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