Package update request: python-2.7

Ryan Johnson
Tue Nov 27 01:55:00 GMT 2012

On 26/11/2012 8:35 PM, Jason Tishler wrote:
> Ryan,
> On Mon, Nov 26, 2012 at 03:09:01PM -0500, Ryan Johnson wrote:
>> Hi all (attn python maintainer),
>> Would it be possible to update to python 2.7? The current released
>> package (2.6.8-2) lacks several features available in 2.7.
> Are you psychic?  I just started today.  Sorry, but I don't have an ETA.
Sounds great! Looking forward to it.

Out of curiosity, what typically holds back releasing a new version? Do 
you often end up having to deal with bugs and patches?

I've heard that gcc/gdb/binutils often require "a little bit" of work to 
push out the door, for example...


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