ANN: pathlib 0.97 released
solipsis at pitrou.net
Tue Dec 10 23:09:04 CET 2013
As you may know, pathlib has recently been accepted for inclusion into
the Python 3.4 standard library. You can view the new module's
documentation here: http://docs.python.org/dev/library/pathlib.html
As part of the inclusion process, many API changes were done to the
original pathlib API (*) so as to satisfy the python-dev community's
comments and complaints. Yet, the PyPI version of pathlib (0.8) was still
featuring the legacy API.
(*) INCLUDING COMPATIBILITY-BREAKING CHANGES
I am now releasing version 0.97 of pathlib, which brings the standalone
PyPI module up-to-date with the standard library version. The version
number reflects this. It isn't yet "officially" stable, since Python 3.4
hasn't been released yet; I plan to do a standalone 1.0 release by the
time Python 3.4 is released.
If you are not under Python 3.4:
Download from https://pypi.python.org/pypi/pathlib/
or use `pip` or `easy_install`.
(be sure to *force* the upgrade if pathlib 0.8 or earlier is already
Standalone documentation is at https://pathlib.readthedocs.org/
Changes from 0.8
The API changes are too long to list; if you are already a pathlib user,
I would recommend you read the documentation and find out what has changed
for you (your code will likely break loudly, anyway!).
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