[Python-Dev] Weekly Python Bug/Patch Summary

Kurt B. Kaiser kbk at shore.net
Sat Jul 10 06:43:29 CEST 2004

Patch / Bug Summary

Patches :  294 open ( +8) /  2434 closed (+12) /  2728 total (+20)
Bugs    :  778 open ( +7) /  4197 closed (+29) /  4975 total (+36)
RFE     :  144 open ( +2) /   129 closed ( +0) /   273 total ( +2)

New / Reopened Patches

crach link c++ extension by mingw  (2004-06-29)
       http://python.org/sf/981773  opened by  Alexandr Zamaraev 

webbrower support for firebird / firefox  (2004-06-29)
       http://python.org/sf/981794  opened by  Thenault Sylvain 

applesingle endianness issue  (2004-06-29)
       http://python.org/sf/982340  opened by  Bob Ippolito 

add SO_EXCLUSIVEADDRUSE constant in socketmodule.c  (2004-06-30)
       http://python.org/sf/982665  opened by  Garth Bushell 

asyncore.dispatcher.set_reuse_addr() is broken on windows  (2004-06-30)
       http://python.org/sf/982681  opened by  Garth Bushell 

Making weakref.ref subclassable  (2004-06-30)
CLOSED http://python.org/sf/983019  opened by  Fred L. Drake, Jr. 

MSVC6/7 issues with bdist_wininst and --target-version  (2004-07-01)
       http://python.org/sf/983164  opened by  Mark Hammond 

Allow ldshared to be overridden by environment var  (2004-07-01)
       http://python.org/sf/983206  opened by  Liam Routt 

Allow bdist_wininst to install for non-admin users  (2004-07-02)
CLOSED http://python.org/sf/983775  opened by  Mark Hammond 

Address bug 980938, add set_debug_output() function  (2004-07-02)
       http://python.org/sf/984492  opened by  James Lamanna 

Fix bug 982806 - allow for optional 2nd argument  (2004-07-02)
CLOSED http://python.org/sf/984495  opened by  James Lamanna 

socket module does not support AF_NETLINK  (2004-07-03)
       http://python.org/sf/984654  opened by  Matthias Klose 

Fix bug 982806 - allow for optional 2nd argument  (2004-07-03)
CLOSED http://python.org/sf/984672  opened by  James Lamanna 

fix regression on 2.3 branch: Lib/threading  (2004-07-04)
CLOSED http://python.org/sf/984880  opened by  Matthias Klose 

bug skipping optional keyword arguments of type "w#"  (2004-07-05)
       http://python.org/sf/985713  opened by  Mark D. Roth 

add missing doc for datetime C API  (2004-07-06)
       http://python.org/sf/986010  opened by  Anthony Tuininga 

Is there a nested loop limit?  (2004-07-07)
CLOSED http://python.org/sf/986720  opened by  chimeda 

Add support for sync and use "wish" options  (2004-07-07)
       http://python.org/sf/986929  opened by  Greg Couch 

cgitb: escape title of page  (2004-07-08)
       http://python.org/sf/987052  opened by  Thomas Guettler 

decimal.py signal/exception fix  (2004-07-08)
CLOSED http://python.org/sf/987300  opened by  David Goodger 

Patches Closed

Parser/acceler.c: PyObject_MALLOC return is not checked  (2004-06-17)
       http://python.org/sf/974633  closed by  akuchling

Patch for feature request 491033  (2004-05-20)
       http://python.org/sf/957240  closed by  mwh

unblock signals in threads  (2004-05-25)
       http://python.org/sf/960406  closed by  mwh

Making weakref.ref subclassable  (2004-06-30)
       http://python.org/sf/983019  closed by  fdrake

Fix for 754449: hiding exc in threading during interp shutdn  (2004-05-16)
       http://python.org/sf/954922  closed by  bcannon

Allow bdist_wininst to install for non-admin users  (2004-07-02)
       http://python.org/sf/983775  closed by  mhammond

Fix bug 982806 - allow for optional 2nd argument  (2004-07-03)
       http://python.org/sf/984495  closed by  akuchling

Fix bug 982806 - allow for optional 2nd argument  (2004-07-03)
       http://python.org/sf/984672  closed by  akuchling

fix regression on 2.3 branch: Lib/threading  (2004-07-04)
       http://python.org/sf/984880  closed by  bcannon

partially initialized heap allocated type objects  (2004-06-26)
       http://python.org/sf/980475  closed by  ehuss

Is there a nested loop limit?  (2004-07-07)
       http://python.org/sf/986720  closed by  mwh

decimal.py signal/exception fix  (2004-07-08)
       http://python.org/sf/987300  closed by  goodger

New / Reopened Bugs

Missing space in sec 3.3.1  (2004-06-27)
CLOSED http://python.org/sf/980986  opened by  Christopher Ingram 

Rsync protocol missing from urlparse  (2004-06-28)
CLOSED http://python.org/sf/981299  opened by  Morten Kjeldgaard 

UnboundLocalError in shutil.rmtree()  (2004-06-28)
CLOSED http://python.org/sf/981530  opened by  Guido van Rossum 

PyObject_Str() and PyObject_Repr() corrupt object type  (2004-06-29)
CLOSED http://python.org/sf/982008  opened by  Kevin Gadd 

Relative Path causing crash in RotatingFileHandler  (2004-06-29)
       http://python.org/sf/982049  opened by  David London 

 Next button not greyed out during file copy.  (2004-06-29)
CLOSED http://python.org/sf/982215  opened by  Phil Rittenhouse 

Bad state of multi btree database file after large inserts  (2004-06-30)
       http://python.org/sf/982679  opened by  Elerion Elrond 

gdbm.open () fails with a single argument  (2004-06-30)
CLOSED http://python.org/sf/982806  opened by  Roy Smith 

incorrect len  (2004-07-01)
CLOSED http://python.org/sf/983269  opened by  calvinlow 

simple attribute access causing segfault in certain cases  (2004-07-01)
       http://python.org/sf/983311  opened by  Simon Michael 

test_repr() fails with id() values that appear negative  (2004-07-01)
CLOSED http://python.org/sf/983585  opened by  Fred L. Drake, Jr. 

Buffer Protocol Prototypes Incorrect  (2004-07-02)
CLOSED http://python.org/sf/984017  opened by  Timothy Stranex 

hotspot.stats.load is very slow  (2004-07-02)
       http://python.org/sf/984219  opened by  Viktor Ferenczi 

Useless question in bdist_winst installers  (2004-07-02)
CLOSED http://python.org/sf/984290  opened by  Thomas Heller 

Tiny suggestion to improve optparse doc  (2004-07-03)
       http://python.org/sf/984691  opened by  Laura Creighton 

unknown parsing error  (2004-07-03)
       http://python.org/sf/984714  opened by  Igor Sidorenkov 

Py_BuildValue loses reference counts on error  (2004-07-03)
       http://python.org/sf/984722  opened by  Pete Shinners 

curses: getmaxyx() breaks when the window shrinks  (2004-07-04)
       http://python.org/sf/984870  opened by  Matthias Klose 

PEP 307 pickle extensions not documented  (2004-07-04)
       http://python.org/sf/984952  opened by  Greg Chapman 

plistlib crashes too easily on bad files  (2004-07-04)
       http://python.org/sf/985064  opened by  Jack Jansen 

getattr(object,name) accepts only strings  (2004-07-05)
       http://python.org/sf/985094  opened by  Viktor Ferenczi 

HAVE_FDATASYNC incorrectly set for 2.3.4 under cygwin  (2004-07-04)
       http://python.org/sf/985154  opened by  Gregory Smith 

bdist_rpm license documented, but not accepted as valid  (2004-07-05)
       http://python.org/sf/985478  opened by  Charles 

BaseHTTPServer to take host from cmdline?  (2004-07-05)
       http://python.org/sf/985651  opened by  Tom Lynn 

valgrind/memcheck alert: Python 2.3.4 Objects/obmalloc.c  (2004-07-05)
CLOSED http://python.org/sf/985708  opened by  Ralf W. Grosse-Kunstleve 

weakref should have a WeakSet  (2004-07-06)
       http://python.org/sf/985753  opened by  Leonardo Rochael Almeida 

bsddb/weakref error  (2004-07-07)
       http://python.org/sf/986528  opened by  Skip Montanaro 

New mandatory 2nd argument to site.addsitedir breaks compat  (2004-07-07)
       http://python.org/sf/986795  opened by  Jp Calderone 

Configure bugs  (2004-07-07)
CLOSED http://python.org/sf/986884  opened by  Dr. Tom 

TimedRotatingFileHandler problems  (2004-07-08)
       http://python.org/sf/987166  opened by  Amaury Forgeot d'Arc 

Python 2.4a1, interpreter hanging on Keyboard Interrupt  (2004-07-08)
CLOSED http://python.org/sf/987287  opened by  Simon Percivall 

Typo in cgi doc  (2004-07-08)
       http://python.org/sf/987486  opened by  Cory Dodt 

pep 311 functions missing documentation  (2004-07-09)
       http://python.org/sf/987835  opened by  Simon Dahlbacka 

Windows installer for 2.4a1 shows non-standard version  (2004-07-09)
       http://python.org/sf/987870  opened by  Paul Moore 

bdist_wininst improvements  (2004-07-09)
       http://python.org/sf/988022  opened by  Thomas Heller 

httplib.HTTPResponse.read() not updating the length correctl  (2004-07-09)
       http://python.org/sf/988120  opened by  Mihai Ibanescu 

Compiler warnings for Modules/readline.c:flex_complete()  (2004-07-09)
       http://python.org/sf/988300  opened by  Brett Cannon 

Bugs Closed

Missing space in sec 3.3.1  (2004-06-27)
       http://python.org/sf/980986  closed by  bcannon

Possible contradiction in "extending" and PyArg_ParseTuple()  (2004-06-27)
       http://python.org/sf/980925  closed by  bcannon

Rsync protocol missing from urlparse  (2004-06-28)
       http://python.org/sf/981299  closed by  bcannon

UnboundLocalError in shutil.rmtree()  (2004-06-28)
       http://python.org/sf/981530  closed by  gvanrossum

Crash when reading "import table" of certain windows DLLs  (2004-05-11)
       http://python.org/sf/951851  closed by  theller

Over restricted type checking on eval() function  (2000-09-22)
       http://python.org/sf/215126  closed by  rhettinger

2.3a2 import after os.chdir difference  (2003-02-25)
       http://python.org/sf/693416  closed by  akuchling

urllib2 checks for http return code 200 only.  (2004-03-09)
       http://python.org/sf/912845  closed by  akuchling

Broken URLs in sha module docs  (2004-06-23)
       http://python.org/sf/978556  closed by  akuchling

PyExc_* not in index  (2004-05-06)
       http://python.org/sf/948970  closed by  akuchling

PyObject_Str() and PyObject_Repr() corrupt object type  (2004-06-29)
       http://python.org/sf/982008  closed by  janusfury

 Next button not greyed out during file copy.  (2004-06-29)
       http://python.org/sf/982215  closed by  theller

gdbm.open () fails with a single argument  (2004-06-30)
       http://python.org/sf/982806  closed by  akuchling

incorrect len  (2004-07-01)
       http://python.org/sf/983269  closed by  effbot

A leak case with cmd.py & readline & exception  (2004-03-27)
       http://python.org/sf/924301  closed by  mwh

test_repr() fails with id() values that appear negative  (2004-07-01)
       http://python.org/sf/983585  closed by  fdrake

bdist_winist post-install script fails on non-admin Python  (2004-04-15)
       http://python.org/sf/935091  closed by  mhammond

Buffer Protocol Prototypes Incorrect  (2004-07-02)
       http://python.org/sf/984017  closed by  akuchling

Useless question in bdist_winst installers  (2004-07-02)
       http://python.org/sf/984290  closed by  theller

removing extensions without admin rights  (2002-05-14)
       http://python.org/sf/555810  closed by  mhammond

installing extension w/o admin rights  (2002-05-14)
       http://python.org/sf/555812  closed by  mhammond

Exceptions when a thread exits  (2003-06-14)
       http://python.org/sf/754449  closed by  bcannon

valgrind/memcheck alert: Python 2.3.4 Objects/obmalloc.c  (2004-07-06)
       http://python.org/sf/985708  closed by  tim_one

httplib:  HTTPS does not close() connection properly  (2004-03-10)
       http://python.org/sf/913619  closed by  akuchling

_Subfile.readline( ) in mailbox.py ignoring self.stop  (2004-03-28)
       http://python.org/sf/925107  closed by  akuchling

Configure bugs  (2004-07-07)
       http://python.org/sf/986884  closed by  bcannon

Spurious errors taking bool of dead proxy  (2004-06-23)
       http://python.org/sf/978308  closed by  nnorwitz

Funny keywords in library index  (2004-05-12)
       http://python.org/sf/952737  closed by  fdrake

Python 2.4a1, interpreter hanging on Keyboard Interrupt  (2004-07-08)
       http://python.org/sf/987287  closed by  mwh

New / Reopened RFE

md5 and sha1 modules should use openssl implementation  (2004-06-30)
       http://python.org/sf/983069  opened by  Gregory P. Smith 

Support "hybrid" framework/unix style  (2004-07-02)
       http://python.org/sf/984242  opened by  Bob Ippolito 

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