Python 2.6.4rc1

Carl Banks pavlovevidence at gmail.com
Thu Oct 8 04:45:29 CEST 2009


On Oct 7, 6:28 pm, Robert H <sigz... at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Oct 7, 1:18 pm, Barry Warsaw <ba... at python.org> wrote:
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> > Hello everyone.
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> > The source tarballs and Windows installers for Python 2.6.4rc1 are now  
> > available:
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> >http://www.python.org/download/releases/2.6.4/
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> > Please download them, install them, and try to use them with your  
> > projects and environments.  Let us know if you encounter any problems  
> > with them.  Hopefully we can avoid the situation with 2.6.3 having  
> > such critical bugs.
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> > 2.6.4 final is planned for 18-October.
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> > Cheers,
> > -Barry
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> >  PGP.sig
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> So I take it builds based on 2.6.3 should be avoided?

2.6.3 breaks setuptools:

http://bugs.python.org/issue7064

I might upgrade to 2.6.3 just for that benefit alone.


Carl Banks



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