Previously Benji York wrote:
> 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.

Unfortuantely there is a large group of people using Plone on Zope 2.10
who can not upgrade to a newer python version, and they are very
interesting in the Zope Toolkit candy.

Wichert.

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Wichert Akkerman <wich...@wiggy.net>    It is simple to make things.
http://www.wiggy.net/                   It is hard to make things simple.
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