On behalf of the Python development team and the Python community, I'm
happy to announce the release of Python 2.4.1 (release candidate 2).
Python 2.4.1 is a bug-fix release. See the release notes at the website
(also available as Misc/NEWS in the source distribution) for details of
the bugs squished in this release.
Assuming no major problems crop up, a final release of Python 2.4.1 will
be out around the 29th of March - straight after PyCon.
=46or more information on Python 2.4.1, including download links for
various platforms, release notes, and known issues, please see:
Highlights of this new release include:
- Bug fixes. According to the release notes, several dozen bugs
have been fixed, including a fix for the SimpleXMLRPCServer=20
security issue (PSF-2005-001).
- A handful other bugs discovered in the first release candidate=20
have been fixed in this version.
Highlights of the previous major Python release (2.4) are available =20
from the Python 2.4 page, at =20
Enjoy the new release,
Python Release Manager
(on behalf of the entire python-dev team)
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