[Zope-Annce] ANNOUNCE: Zope 2.5.0 beta 3 released

Brian Lloyd brian.lloyd@zope.com
Sun, 23 Dec 2001 12:04:00 -0500

  Just in time for the holidays, Zope 2.5 beta 3 has been released.
  Get it quick while there is still time to put it under the tree! :)

  You can download Zope 2.5 beta 3 from Zope.org:


  The 2.5 beta 3 release contains fixes for a potential hanging situation
  in ZServer, as well as updates to resolve segfaults that could happen
  in certain situations.

  While most of the problem was in the way that Python Script objects were
  being compiled, note that there is also a known issue in Python 2.1
  itself that can cause a segfault in certain situations. As a result,
  releases of 2.5 beta 3 bundle the latest Python 2.1 maintenance fixes from
  CVS. The Zope 2.5.0 final release is expected to bundle the Python 2.1.2
  final release, expected soon.

  If you are compiling your own Zope from the source distribution, you
  be sure to build and run it with Python 2.1.2 when it comes out. In the
  meantime, we advise that you build and run Zope with the Python 2.1
  branch from the Python public CVS to ensure that you have all of the

  For more information on what is new in this release, see the
  CHANGES.txt and HISTORY.txt files for the release:



  For more information on the available Zope releases, guidance for
  selecting the right distribution and installation instructions,
  please see:


Brian Lloyd        brian@zope.com
Software Engineer  540.361.1716
Zope Corporation   http://www.zope.com