multiple 2.7.3 versions?

Roy Smith roy at panix.com
Fri Feb 15 15:00:01 CET 2013


In article <mailman.1801.1360925614.2939.python-list at python.org>,
 Robin Becker <robin at reportlab.com> wrote:

> A colleague reports that this python from a recent Ubuntu x86_x64
> 
> Python 2.7.3 (default, Sep 26 2012, 21:51:14)
> 
> contains a fix of this bug
> 
> http://bugs.python.org/issue15212
> 
> however, all of my other Python 2.7.3s seem to lack this 'fix'.
> 
> I would have thought that for a fix to appear in python we should at least 
> get a 
> micro version change, but the text here
> 
> http://docs.python.org/2/faq/general.html#how-stable-is-python

I ran into a similar issue just recently (see this thread: 
http://tinyurl.com/ccvwj3e).  The Ubuntu folks seem to be cherry-picking 
bugfixes and releasing them with the same version numbers.



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