[Zope-Annce] Zope 2.6.2 Beta 4 Released

Matthew T. Kromer matt@zope.com
Fri, 18 Jul 2003 15:54:38 -0400

      ZOPE 2.6.2 Beta 4 Released

Zope 2.6.2b4 represents a development step in the next Zope release 
formed with a large number of community contributions. You may download 
Zope 2.6.2b4 from Zope.org:


Users of the Zope source release should note that Python 2.1.3 is now 
the required platform. Python 2.1.3 includes a fix to an issue that 
could cause crashes in Zope.

Users who upgrade from source MUST RUN a |make clean| and |make| command 
to build the proper binaries correctly; distutils will skip compilation 
of the library modules needed for Zope and will cause errors if they are 
not up to date.

Particular features of interest in Zope 2.6.2b4:


      Fixed a case where objects trying to check access rights on behalf
      of another user were unable to do so.


      Fixed memory leak with Page Templates


      Python 2.2 compatibility fixes


      Back ports of BTrees fixes


      Back ports of ZODB fixes relating to the packing of storage, where
      a packed database could contain an UNDO transaction which referred
      to data which had been discarded by the pack


      A fix for fsrecover.py which prevented it from recovering any data


      Fixes for collector issues 256, 514, 683, 814, 816, 875, 882, 892,
      902, 928, 937, 939, 954, 956, 959, 964

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:


Matt Kromer
Zope Corporation  http://www.zope.com/