[Python-Dev] Py 3.6 on Ubuntu Zesty

Tim Golden mail at timgolden.me.uk
Wed Feb 8 03:45:01 EST 2017

On 07/02/2017 22:38, Barry Warsaw wrote:
> On Feb 07, 2017, at 02:15 PM, Mike Miller wrote:
>> Does anyone know why Python 3.6 is not the default Python 3 under the
>> upcoming Ubuntu Zesty, or what may be holding it back?
> I guess that would be me. :)
>> Is there anyone that could give it a nudge?  It's in the repos but not as
>> python3:
>> http://packages.ubuntu.com/zesty/python3
>> http://packages.ubuntu.com/zesty/python3.6
> I posted about this on the ubuntu-devel mailing list:

[... snip comprehensive explanation about how versions get promoted 
within Debian / Ubuntu ...]

Well I'm only a casual Linux user, but this was interesting just because 
of the better understanding it gives of the processes which distros have 
to go through once new versions are released upstream.



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