[Python-Dev] RFC: Backport ssl.MemoryBIO and ssl.SSLObject to Python 2.7

Victor Stinner victor.stinner at gmail.com
Thu Jun 1 13:22:06 EDT 2017

2017-06-01 19:09 GMT+02:00 Barry Warsaw <barry at python.org>:
> By 2020, only Ubuntu 16.04 and 18.04 will still be maintained, so while 18.04
> will likely contain whatever the latest 2.7 is available at that time, 16.04
> won't track upstream point releases, but instead will get select cherry
> picks.  For good reason, there's a lot of overhead to backporting fixes into
> stable releases, and something as big as being suggested here would, in my
> best guess, have a very low chance of showing up in stable releases.

I can help Canonical to backport MemoryBIO *if they want* to
cherry-pick this feature ;-)


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