[Python-Dev] [python-committers] Winding down 3.4

Michael aixtools at felt.demon.nl
Mon Aug 20 11:34:29 EDT 2018

On 20/08/2018 14:52, Victor Stinner wrote:
>> "shutil copy* unsafe on POSIX - they preserve setuid/setgit bits"
>> https://bugs.python.org/issue17180
> There is no fix. A fix may break the backward compatibility. Is it really
> worth it for the last 3.4 release?
My idea would be to focus on a "fix" for 3.8, and then decide if it can,
in one form or another, be backported. And also how far. IMHO - the
discussion about breakage is holding back even an attempt for a
resolution for 3.8.


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