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Title: Backport revised 2to3 guide to older branches
Type: enhancement Stage: needs patch
Components: Versions: Python 3.3, Python 2.7
Status: closed Resolution: fixed
Dependencies: 20812 Superseder:
Assigned To: brett.cannon Nosy List: brett.cannon, ncoghlan, python-dev
Priority: normal Keywords: easy

Created on 2014-03-01 03:42 by ncoghlan, last changed 2022-04-11 14:57 by admin. This issue is now closed.

Messages (6)
msg212486 - (view) Author: Nick Coghlan (ncoghlan) * (Python committer) Date: 2014-03-01 03:42
Brett's updated 2to3 guide is currently only on the default branch. This means that the /3/ web docs won't be updated until 3.4 is released later this month and the /2/ web docs and the compiled help files shipped with the Windows installers for 2.7.x and 3.3.x won't be updated at all.

I don't see a good reason to leave it that way, so I think we should backport the updated version wholesale both to get the revised guide available ASAP, and also to ensure the /2/ web docs and the shipped compiled HTML docs are updated.
msg212488 - (view) Author: Nick Coghlan (ncoghlan) * (Python committer) Date: 2014-03-01 03:59
We should add the new content in issue 20812 before doing the backport.
msg212506 - (view) Author: Brett Cannon (brett.cannon) * (Python committer) Date: 2014-03-01 15:50
Good point about the 2.7 backport. I'm still not worried about 3.3, though, by the fact that 3.4 should land in less than a month.
msg212507 - (view) Author: Brett Cannon (brett.cannon) * (Python committer) Date: 2014-03-01 15:54
But then if Larry doesn't cherrypick it then backporting would be a good idea, and considering it's probably safer to just backport the changes by doing a whole copy copy then we might as well backport.
msg212895 - (view) Author: Roundup Robot (python-dev) (Python triager) Date: 2014-03-07 17:29
New changeset a24085e1b1f5 by Brett Cannon in branch '3.3':
Issue #20813: Backport Python 2/3 HOWTO updates
msg212896 - (view) Author: Brett Cannon (brett.cannon) * (Python committer) Date: 2014-03-07 17:31
Same version now in default, 3.3, and 2.7.
Date User Action Args
2022-04-11 14:57:59adminsetgithub: 65012
2014-03-07 17:31:47brett.cannonsetstatus: open -> closed
resolution: fixed
messages: + msg212896
2014-03-07 17:29:34python-devsetnosy: + python-dev
messages: + msg212895
2014-03-01 15:54:10brett.cannonsetassignee: brett.cannon
messages: + msg212507
2014-03-01 15:50:32brett.cannonsetmessages: + msg212506
2014-03-01 03:59:59ncoghlansetdependencies: + Explicitly cover application migration in the 2->3 guide
messages: + msg212488
2014-03-01 03:42:13ncoghlancreate