How does one get "maintenance copies"

Hans Nowak hans at
Fri Aug 22 20:25:24 CEST 2003

Robert D. Young wrote:
> Pardon my stupidity, I've only used the Windows version of Python and
> only via the standard installer at that. However, I've been having a
> bear of a time w/2.3 - I even went back to 2.2 to stay productive. I
> researched the "bug list" to see if the problems I was experiencing were
> known and sure enough, they are (such as the "install to a directory
> name with a space" issue that IDLE has). The bug tracker mentions these
> are fixed in some form of "maintenance" package. How can I get the
> latest fixes and put them into my Windows version?

The bugfix releases (2.2.1, 2.2.2, etc) are usually announced on and on the Python website.  The latest versions can be 
downloaded there also, for example:
2.3.1 isn't out yet though.


Hans (hans at

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