Fedora EPEL 5 Update: python-simplejson-2.0.9-1.el5

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Fedora EPEL Update Notification
2009-10-21 15:58:28

Name        : python-simplejson
Product     : Fedora EPEL 5
Version     : 2.0.9
Release     : 1.el5
URL         : http://undefined.org/python/#simplejson
Summary     : Simple, fast, extensible JSON encoder/decoder for Python
Description :
simplejson is a simple, fast, complete, correct and extensible JSON
<http://json.org> encoder and decoder for Python 2.4+.  It has no
external dependencies.

simplejson was formerly known as simple_json, but changed its name to
comply with PEP 8 module naming guidelines.

The encoder may be subclassed to provide serialization in any kind of
situation, without any special support by the objects to be serialized
(somewhat like pickle).

The decoder can handle incoming JSON strings of any specified encoding
(UTF-8 by default).

Update Information:

simplejson 2.0.9 is a major bug-fix update.  Changes since the last EL-5 build
(2.0.3) include:        * Adds cyclic GC to the Encoder and Scanner speedups,
which could've caused uncollectible cycles in some cases when using custom
parser or encoder functions.      * Documentation fixes      * Fixes encoding
True and False as keys      * Fixes checking for True and False by identity for
several parameters C extension now always returns unicode strings when the input
string is unicode, even for empty strings      * Windows build fixes      *
Fixes a segfault in the C extension when using check_circular=False and encoding
an invalid document      * Fixes a parsing error in the C extension when the
JSON document is (only) a floating point number. It would consume one too few
characters in that case, and claim the document invalid.

  [ 1 ] Bug #527811 - Updating python-simplejson to 2.0.9 in EPEL EL5?

This update can be installed with the "yum" update programs.  Use
su -c 'yum update python-simplejson' at the command line.
For more information, refer to "Managing Software with yum",
available at http://docs.fedoraproject.org/yum/.

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