Release Date: Dec. 4, 2008
Python 2.6.1 was released on December 4th, 2008.
This is the first bugfix release of Python 2.6. Python 2.6 is now in bugfix-only mode; no new features are being added. Dozens of bugs that were reported since the release of 2.6 final have been fixed.
See the detailed release notes for more details.
- Andrew Kuchling's guide to What's New in Python 2.6.
- NEWS file contains a listing of everything that's new in each alpha, beta, and release candidate of Python 2.6.
- PEP 361.
Please report bugs at http://bugs.python.org
See also the license.
Python 2.6.1 Released: 04-Dec-2008
This is a production release; we currently support these formats:
MD5 checksums and sizes of the released files:
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The signatures for the source tarballs above were generated with GnuPG using release manager Barry Warsaw's public key which has a key id of EA5BBD71. The Windows installers were signed by Martin von Löwis' public key which has a key id of 7D9DC8D2. The signature on the Mac disk image was signed by Benjamin Peterson's public key which has a key id of A4135B38.
The documentation has also been updated. You can browse the HTML on-line or download the HTML:
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