[Python-Dev] [python-committers] 3.7.0 / 3.6.6 Update: all systems go for final releases!
Eric V. Smith
eric at trueblade.com
Tue Jun 26 03:31:52 EDT 2018
Congrats, Ned. Thank you for all of your hard work!
> On Jun 26, 2018, at 2:39 AM, Ned Deily <nad at python.org> wrote:
> A quick update: after many months we are at the finish line. We are on
> track (mixing metaphors) to release 3.7.0 (and 3.6.6) this week on
> 2018-06-27. Since 3.7.0rc1 shipped 2 weeks ago, I am aware of only two
> noteworthy regressions that have been identified and now fixed. Since
> the issues for both have the potential to impact some (but small)
> subsets of 3.7.0 users and the fixes for both are straightforward and
> appear to be low-risk, I am planning to cherry-pick the fixes for them
> into 3.7.0 final without either another release candidate cycle or
> waiting for 3.7.1. There may be some doc fixes that get cherry-picked
> as well. At the moment, there are no plans for any bug cherry-picks for
> 3.6.6 final.
> As you know, a new feature release is a big deal and something for all
> of us to be proud of. A new feature release also has various, mostly
> minor, impacts to lots of different parts of our development
> infrastructure: to multiple branches of the cpython repo, to
> documentation builds, to different parts of the python.org web site,
> etc. You will start to see some of the changes roll out over the next 24
> to 36 hours and it may take some time until everything is in place.
> So please be patient until the official release announcement goes out
> before reporting release-related issues. Also be advised that over the
> same period, there may be a few brief periods where commit access to
> various cpython branches is blocked in order to do the necessary
> release engineering. If you run into this, for example when trying to
> merge a PR, please try again in a few hours.
> Thanks and more later!
> Ned Deily
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