[Python-Dev] [RELEASED] Python 2.7.5
benhoyt at gmail.com
Thu May 16 07:18:09 CEST 2013
Thanks, Benjamin -- that's great!
This may not be a python-dev question exactly. But on Windows, is it safe
to update to 2.7.5 on top of 2.7.4 (at C:\Python27) using the .msi
installer? In other words, will it update/add/remove all the files
correctly? What if python.exe is running?
On Thu, May 16, 2013 at 4:19 PM, Benjamin Peterson <benjamin at python.org>wrote:
> It is my greatest pleasure to announce the release of Python 2.7.5.
> 2.7.5 is the latest maintenance release in the Python 2.7 series. You may
> surprised to hear from me so soon, as Python 2.7.4 was released slightly
> than a month ago. As it turns out, 2.7.4 had several regressions and
> incompatibilities with 2.7.3. Among them were regressions in the zipfile,
> and logging modules. 2.7.5 fixes these. In addition, a data file for
> testing in
> the 2.7.4 tarballs and binaries aroused the suspicion of some virus
> checkers. The 2.7.5 release removes this file to resolve that issue.
> For details, see the Misc/NEWS file in the distribution or view it at
> Downloads are at
> As always, please report bugs to
> (Thank you to those who reported these bugs in 2.7.4.)
> This is a production release.
> Happy May,
> Benjamin Peterson
> 2.7 Release Manager
> (on behalf of all of Python 2.7's contributors)
> Python-Dev mailing list
> Python-Dev at python.org
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