Package update request: python-2.7

Christopher Faylor cgf-use-the-mailinglist-please@cygwin.com
Tue Nov 27 02:34:00 GMT 2012


On Mon, Nov 26, 2012 at 08:55:32PM -0500, Ryan Johnson wrote:
>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...

The only "little bit" of work that I have for gdb and binutils is making
sure that the test suite results are reasonable.

cgf

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