What are Distribution updates?

Jim Byrnes jf_byrnes at comcast.net
Tue Apr 15 15:25:52 UTC 2014

On 04/15/2014 09:05 AM, Peter Smout wrote:


> Hi,
> Don't wish to hight-jack this thread, but would a python-lockfile lock
> to a specific python to prevent future updates??
> The reason I ask is that I am currently (trying) to teach myself python
> programming (slowly) and keep falling foul of updates that change thing
> from the 'teach yourself book' I'm trying to follow!
> regards
> Pete S

I don't think so, at least not in the way I think you mean.  To me it 
looks like python-lockfile provides an api to lock files from a python 

I am also teaching myself python.  I'm not sure what updates and changes 
you're referring to.  Python seems to be stable and unchanged on my machine.

If want to start a new thread I will respond the best I can.

A good resource for python newbies is:


Regards, Jim

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