Bugfix releases (RE: profiler results for __getattr__, am I reading this correctly ? )

Tim Peters tim.one at home.com
Thu Oct 18 04:57:09 CEST 2001


[Anthony Baxter]
> What is the process likely to be for this?
>
> The major component of work would be deciding which patches and fixes
> were deserving of 2.1.2, yes? How is the decision made - those things
> that are only bugfixes? Only "critical" bugfixes? Or is it a matter of
> trawling the CVS commit messages since 2.1.1... ?

The bugfix release process is the topic of Aahz's PEP 6, who may have
believed that titling it "Bug Fix Releases" was enough clue <wink>:

    http://python.sf.net/peps/pep-0006.html

> Anthony, curious.

Just think how cool

    Anthony, Patch Czar

would look on your business cards!

not-to-mention-personal-ads-ly y'rs  - tim





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