conda v4.10.0 Release Notes

Release Date: 2021-03-30 // over 1 year ago
  • NOTE: This release formally drops support for Python 2.7 and Python < 3.6.

    โœจ Enhancements

    • โž• Add pilot support for metadata signatures and verification (#10578)
    • โž• Add __linux virtual package (#10552, #10561)
    • ๐Ÿ‘Œ Support nested keys when using conda config --get (#10447, #10572)
    • ๐Ÿ‘Œ Support installing default packages when using conda env create (#10530)
    • ๐Ÿ‘Œ Support HTTP sources for conda env update -f (#10536)
    • ๐ŸŽ Make macOS code signing operations less verbose (#10372)

    ๐Ÿ› Bug fixes

    • ๐Ÿ›  Fix conda search crashing on Python 3.9 (#10542)
    • ๐Ÿ‘ Allow {channel}::pip to satisfy pip requirements (#10550)
    • ๐Ÿ‘Œ Support {host}:{port} specifications in environment YAML files (#10417)
    • Fall back to system .condarc if user .condarc is absent (#10479)
    • Try UTF-16 if UTF-8 fails when reading environment YAML files (#10356)
    • ๐Ÿ“œ Properly parse Python version >= 3.10 (#10478)
    • ๐Ÿ›  Fix zsh initialization when $ZDOTDIR is defined (#10413)
    • ๐Ÿ›  Fix path handling for csh (#10410)
    • Fix setup.py requirement for vendored ruamel_yaml_conda (#10441)
    • ๐Ÿ›  Fix errors when pickling vendored auxlib objects (#10386)

    ๐Ÿ“„ Docs

    • Document the __unix and __windows virtual packages (#10511)
    • โšก๏ธ Update list of supported and default versions of Python (#10531)
    • ๐Ÿ‘ท Favor using pip instead of setup.py when setting up CI (#10308)

    Miscellaneous

    • CI: drop Python 2.7 and add Python 3.9 (#10548)

    Contributors

    • @awwad
    • @BastianZim
    • @beenje
    • @bgobbi
    • @blubs
    • @chenghlee
    • @cjmartian
    • @ericpre
    • @erykoff
    • @felker
    • @giladmaya
    • @jamesmyatt
    • @mingwandroid
    • @opoplawski
    • @saadparwaiz1
    • @saucoide