On Wed, Apr 22, 2009 at 10:55 AM, Wichert Akkerman <wich...@wiggy.net> wrote: > Previously Benji York wrote: >> On Wed, Apr 22, 2009 at 10:06 AM, Wichert Akkerman <wich...@wiggy.net> wrote: >> > I want to suggest two changes to the standard release process: >> > >> > 1. use "sdist --formats=zip". This works around a nasty bug in the >> > python 2.4 tarfile module which makes it skip files with a >> > path of a specific length. This can make a release impossible to use. >> >> The bug you refer to is indeed nasty, but (IIRC) was fixed in later >> releases of 2.4. I'd rather not add yet another thing people have to >> remember to do to make a release for the benefit of such a small >> minority of end-users. > > It was introduced in the last release of 2.4. As far as I know there are > no plans to make a new 2.4 point release.
That is most unfortunate. Maybe we should officially drop 2.4 support instead. -- Benji York Senior Software Engineer Zope Corporation _______________________________________________ Zope-Dev maillist - Zope-Dev@zope.org http://mail.zope.org/mailman/listinfo/zope-dev ** No cross posts or HTML encoding! ** (Related lists - http://mail.zope.org/mailman/listinfo/zope-announce http://mail.zope.org/mailman/listinfo/zope )