[Python-Dev] [RELEASE] Python 2.7.15
Simple. I misread "latest" for "last" and was hopeful that no new bugs
would need to be fixed between now and 2020. I will post a correction on
On Tue, May 1, 2018 at 2:58 AM, Alex Walters <tritium-list at sdamon.com>
> I've gotten some mixed signals on the status of this release, notably from
> the BDFL:
> "Python 2.7.15 released -- the last 2.7 release!" (and a link to this
> I was under the impression that 2.7 was being supported until 2020. If
> is the final release of 2.7, what would "support" constitute? My
> was that the final release of 2.7 would be sometime in 2020 (or much closer
> to 2020 than 19 months).
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: Python-Dev <python-dev-bounces+tritium-
> > list=sdamon.com at python.org> On Behalf Of Benjamin Peterson
> > Sent: Tuesday, May 1, 2018 12:10 AM
> > To: python-list at python.org; python-announce at python.org; python-
> > dev at python.org
> > Subject: [Python-Dev] [RELEASE] Python 2.7.15
> > Greetings,
> > I'm pleased to announce the immediate availability of Python 2.7.15, the
> > latest bug fix release in the senescent Python 2.7 series.
> > Source and binary downloads may be found on python.org:
> > https://www.python.org/downloads/release/python-2715/
> > Bugs should be reported to https://bugs.python.org/
> > The source tarball contains a complete changelog in the Misc/NEWS file.
> > only change since the release candidate is a fix for undefined C behavior
> > newer compilers (including GCC 8) have started to exploit.
> > Users of the macOS binaries should note that all python.org macOS
> > now ship with a builtin copy of OpenSSL. Additionally, there is a new
> > additional installer variant for macOS 10.9+ that includes a built-in
> version of
> > Tcl/Tk 8.6. See the installer README for more information.
> > Happy May,
> > Benjamin
> > 2.7 release manager
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