[Stackless] Stackless tickets 21 and 22 and 2.7.4 release plan

Christian Tismer tismer at stackless.com
Tue Apr 30 16:40:05 CEST 2013

Hi Anselm,

On 4/30/13 9:47 AM, Anselm Kruis wrote:
> Hi,
> yesterday I committed the fix for bug 
> http://www.stackless.com/ticket/21 (crash on exit in 
> slp_kill_tasks_with_stacks) and the
> enhancement http://www.stackless.com/ticket/22 (soft switch for 
> decorators) to branch 2.7-slp.
> Usually I would prefer a bit more discussion about the changes, 
> especially for fairly large change like the soft-switch support for 
> context managers. But I tested the change very thoroughly and couldn't 
> find any problems. Every relevant code path is covered by test-cases 
> and I tested on windows 32bit, Linux 64bit with and without PyDEBUG, 
> with Visual Studio, gcc and clang.
> With this changes in place, I propose to tag current tip of branch 
> 2.7-slp as release candidate v2.7.4rc2-slp. Release candidate 2 to 
> avoid confusion with my unofficial v2.7.4rc1-slp.

+1 from me!

> I have a fairly crowded schedule for the next two weekends, but I 
> could build windows installers and update 
> https://pypi.python.org/pypi/stackless-python on Wednesday. Then we 
> could release 2.7.4 in about 3 weeks.

I hope to get time to work on this, too. There was a promise to do
a stackless installer for OS X from me.

Did you have a chance to look into wheel? That might be a clean way to
build eggs, which are wheels, now.
There is an alpha of a wheel enabled Pip flavor.

cheers - chris

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