This release of the Python agent includes various bug fixes as described below.
The agent can be installed using easy_install/pip/distribute via the Python Package Index or can be downloaded directly from the New Relic download site.
Handle exceptions generated by Tornado 4 AsyncHTTPClient during fetch
Exceptions generated by a call to the AsyncHTTPClient resulted in an agent instrumentation error. Exceptions generated by AsyncHTTPClient are now recorded and properly handled.
Using gevent/eventlet on Python 3.6 resulted in a RecursionError
Python 3.6 introduced a change to the ssl library. This change can result in a recursion error when the New Relic agent imports ssl prior to eventlet/gevent patching the ssl library (as is the case with use of the newrelic-admin script). This recursion error has been fully mitigated.