[Python-Dev] provisional status for asyncio

Donald Stufft donald at stufft.io
Fri Aug 28 18:02:19 CEST 2015

On August 28, 2015 at 12:01:25 PM, Victor Stinner (victor.stinner at gmail.com) wrote:
> 2015-08-28 17:34 GMT+02:00 Yury Selivanov :
> > I too would enjoy more frequent release schedule of asyncio.
> The problem is also to allow users to upgrade easily asyncio to
> retrieve new features, or simply latest bug fixes. As explained in
> other emails, if asyncio is part of the stlidb, it's *not* possible to
> upgrade it using "pip install -U asyncio", except if you "hack"
> sys.path.
> Usually, Python 3 comes with the system, for an user, it's hard to
> upgrade it. For example, Ubuntu Trusty still provides Python 3.4.0.
> asyncio doesn't have the loop.create_task() method for example in this
> release. asyncio got many bugfixes and some new features between 3.4.0
> and 3.4.3. It's much easier to upgrade a third-party library than
> upgrading the system python.

Unless we fix the sys.path ordering to make it possible.

Donald Stufft
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