[Python-Dev] 2.7.5 baking

Brian Curtin brian at python.org
Wed May 15 20:16:32 CEST 2013

On Wed, May 15, 2013 at 1:07 PM, Georg Brandl <g.brandl at gmx.net> wrote:
> Am 15.05.2013 09:55, schrieb M.-A. Lemburg:
>> On 12.05.2013 06:03, Benjamin Peterson wrote:
>>> The long anticipated "emergency" 2.7.5 release has now been tagged. It
>>> will be publicly announced as binaries arrive.
>>> Originally, I was just going to cherrypick regression fixes onto the
>>> 2.7.4 release and release those as 2.7.5. I started to this but ran
>>> into some conflicts. Since we don't have buildbot testing of release
>>> branches, I decided it would be best to just cut from the maintenance
>>> branch.
>> Has the release been postponed ?
>> I don't see it on http://www.python.org/download/
>> Incidentally, the schedule already lists 2.7.5 as released on
>> 2013-05-12 (http://www.python.org/dev/peps/pep-0373/) and
>> the release calendar on 2013-05-11:
>> https://www.google.com/calendar/feeds/b6v58qvojllt0i6ql654r1vh00@group.calendar.google.com/public/basic?orderby=starttime&sortorder=descending
>> :-)
> We're still waiting for the Windows binaries.
> I think I will publish the source and Mac releases on the website now
> and make a note that Windows is coming shortly.

I'm going to get started building the MSIs this evening. I'm looking
into how I can obtain a code signing certificate, otherwise we'd
potentially be shipping unsigned security releases...*ducks*

> Has anybody heard from Martin recently?  I hope he's well and just
> overworked...

I asked some folks on the infrastructure team and the last they heard
from him was 11 April.

More information about the Python-Dev mailing list