Python 2.7 regression bugs

Dwayne Bailey dwayne at translate.org.za
Thu Sep 16 14:51:46 UTC 2010


One of my packages is affected by a Python 2.7 regression.  See bug
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=627557

This has been fixed in upstream Python, but the fix isn't in a released
version of Python.

I'd love not to have to craft a workaround, so is this bug likely to be
fixed?  Or am I expected to craft such a workaround?

What is the policy for such issues?  Do fixes get backported or do the
Python packagers wait for upstream?

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