[Python-Dev] Preview of 3.4 rc2 (so far) is up

Georg Brandl g.brandl at gmx.net
Wed Feb 19 11:09:00 CET 2014

Am 19.02.2014 11:04, schrieb Nick Coghlan:
> On 19 Feb 2014 14:05, "Larry Hastings" <larry at hastings.org
> <mailto:larry at hastings.org>> wrote:
>> The URL has changed slightly.  Please go here:
>>> http://midwinter.com/~larry/3.4.status/
>> You'll notice two things:
>> a "merge.status.html" file, which shows you the list of revisions that I've
> cherry-picked after rc1.
>> a tarball containing the resulting source tree.
>> As I cherry-pick more revisions, I'll add new tarballs and update the merge
> status.
>> For the record, I've passed over only two requested cherry-pick revisions so far:
>>> http://bugs.python.org/issue20646
>>> select and kqueue round the timeout aways from zero
>>> http://bugs.python.org/issue20679
>>> improve Enum subclass behavior
>> I haven't rejected them, I just want more review.  If you'd like to see these
> changes get cherry-picked for 3.4.0 rc2 (and final) please review them or
> convince someone else to contribute a review.
>> Only thirty cherry-picked revisions so far.  Gosh, you're making my life easy,
> guys,
> Larry, you announced your preferred release candidate management process too
> late to rely on it entirely - you should still audit all the deferred blockers
> and release blockers flagged for 3.4, and ask for an update on their status,
> with a pointer to the archived python-dev post describing how to request that
> the change be included in 3.4.0 rather than being left to 3.4.1. I know at least
> I have been setting those on the assumption things would work the same as they
> have in previous releases, since you hadn't said anything prior to rc1 about
> doing things differently.

To be fair this isn't really different from 3.3.0, just that I didn't require a
specific format for issues and went through all changes manually.


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