I'm not sure what our release managers have in mind for an official release date. However, in the interim, you can always download the nightly 1.4.2 tarball that includes this fix, among others.
It just hasn't been officially released because folks are still discussing what other patches should be included before putting a stake in the ground.
On Mar 7, 2010, at 11:00 AM, David Turner wrote:
> Hi Ralph
> > ... that is fixed in the upcoming 1.4.2 release.
> Can you say when this release will be generally available?
> Proliferating session directories are a problem for us too.
> Best regards,
> David Turner
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