[Python-Dev] Weekly Python Bug/Patch Summary

Kurt B. Kaiser kbk at shore.net
Wed Jul 21 07:15:19 CEST 2004

Patch / Bug Summary

Patches :  275 open ( -3) /  2470 closed (+12) /  2745 total ( +9)
Bugs    :  750 open (-11) /  4281 closed (+51) /  5031 total (+40)
RFE     :  145 open ( +0) /   130 closed ( +1) /   275 total ( +1)

New / Reopened Patches

socketmodule on OpenBSD/sparc64 (64bit machine)  (2004-07-16)
CLOSED http://python.org/sf/992055  opened by  Aleksander Piotrowski 

zipfile and big zipped file  (2004-07-17)
       http://python.org/sf/992750  opened by  Keyphrene 

cgi.parse_qs: make an empty string give {}, like in 2.3.  (2004-07-17)
CLOSED http://python.org/sf/993062  opened by  Richie Hindle 

audioop extension should be enabled on 64-bit archs  (2004-07-18)
CLOSED http://python.org/sf/993173  opened by  Matthias Klose 

audioop extension should be enabled on 64-bit archs  (2004-07-18)
CLOSED http://python.org/sf/993189  opened by  Matthias Klose 

Fix docs for string/rstrip  (2004-07-18)
CLOSED http://python.org/sf/993187  opened by  Matthias Klose 

Unicode in distutils.core.setup()  (2004-07-19)
       http://python.org/sf/993943  opened by  Walter Dörwald 

faster os.walk  (2004-07-19)
       http://python.org/sf/994057  opened by  Felix Lee 

HTTP basic authentication problem  (2004-07-20)
       http://python.org/sf/994595  opened by  Catalin Marinas 

Patches Closed

AF_PACKET Hardware address support in socket module  (2004-05-03)
       http://python.org/sf/947352  closed by  akuchling

socketmodule on OpenBSD/sparc64 (64bit machine)  (2004-07-16)
       http://python.org/sf/992055  closed by  loewis

Add maketrans to string object  (2004-04-29)
       http://python.org/sf/943953  closed by  perky

pimp.py has old URL for default database  (2003-05-02)
       http://python.org/sf/731151  closed by  perky

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

Py_HUGE_VAL HUGE_VAL HUGE undefined  (2004-06-08)
       http://python.org/sf/968728  closed by  perky

cgi.parse_qs: make an empty string give {}, like in 2.3.  (2004-07-17)
       http://python.org/sf/993062  closed by  bcannon

audioop extension should be enabled on 64-bit archs  (2004-07-18)
       http://python.org/sf/993173  closed by  loewis

audioop extension should be enabled on 64-bit archs  (2004-07-18)
       http://python.org/sf/993189  closed by  nnorwitz

Fix docs for string/rstrip  (2004-07-18)
       http://python.org/sf/993187  closed by  loewis

fix for bug #812325 (tarfile violates bufsize)  (2003-11-21)
       http://python.org/sf/846659  closed by  nnorwitz

fix for bug #857297 (tarfile and hardlinks)  (2004-03-15)
       http://python.org/sf/916874  closed by  nnorwitz

New / Reopened Bugs

os.path.realpath() does not handle symlinks correctly  (2004-07-14)
       http://python.org/sf/990669  opened by  Anton Koinov 

Crash when importing encoded file  (2004-07-14)
       http://python.org/sf/990743  opened by  Jurjen N.E. Bos 

os constants missing  (2004-07-14)
       http://python.org/sf/990749  opened by  Connelly 

sre.sub documentation is incomplete  (2004-07-14)
       http://python.org/sf/990792  opened by  Laurent Pinchart 

Crash from Rapid Clicks  (2004-07-14)
       http://python.org/sf/990911  opened by  Karl 

Uninstall Python shortcut does not work  (2004-07-14)
CLOSED http://python.org/sf/990941  opened by  Thomas Heller 

python24.dll installation problems  (2004-07-14)
       http://python.org/sf/990945  opened by  Thomas Heller 

2.4 msi installer installs too many files  (2004-07-14)
CLOSED http://python.org/sf/990953  opened by  Thomas Heller 

IDLE displays wrong help pages on Windows  (2004-07-14)
CLOSED http://python.org/sf/990954  opened by  Thomas Heller 

staticmethod not in index  (2004-07-14)
CLOSED http://python.org/sf/991123  opened by  George Young 

Make Problem on HPUX  (2004-07-14)
       http://python.org/sf/991125  opened by  Paul D. Lusk 

An inconsistency with nested scopes  (2004-07-14)
       http://python.org/sf/991196  opened by  Nick Jacobson 

Cookie.py loses 'secure' attribute  (2004-07-15)
CLOSED http://python.org/sf/991258  opened by  Stuart Bishop 

Cookie.py does not correctly quote Morsels  (2004-07-15)
       http://python.org/sf/991266  opened by  Stuart Bishop 

test_imp failure  (2004-07-15)
       http://python.org/sf/991708  opened by  Jim Fulton 

os.access reports true for read-only directories  (2004-07-15)
       http://python.org/sf/991735  opened by  Mark Moales 

_bsddb segfault  (2004-07-15)
       http://python.org/sf/991754  opened by  Jim Fulton 

Documentation of DOMImplmentation lacking  (2004-07-15)
       http://python.org/sf/991805  opened by  Robert M. Zigweid 

PyArg_ParseTuple can miss errors with warnings as exceptions  (2004-07-15)
       http://python.org/sf/991812  opened by  mssf 

Warning in cjkcodecs/iso2022common.h  (2004-07-15)
       http://python.org/sf/991834  opened by  Jack Jansen 

PyObject_CallMethod docs unclear (with dangerous results)  (2004-07-15)
       http://python.org/sf/991883  opened by  Itamar Shtull-Trauring 

Building with --disable-toolbox-glue fails  (2004-07-16)
       http://python.org/sf/991962  opened by  Jack Jansen 

code that generates a segfault on Python 2.1-2.3  (2004-07-15)
       http://python.org/sf/992017  opened by  Ted Bach 

test_format fails 2.4a1  (2004-07-16)
       http://python.org/sf/992078  opened by  roadkill 

test_unicode fails 2.4a1  (2004-07-16)
CLOSED http://python.org/sf/992081  opened by  roadkill 

test_macostools fails when running from source  (2004-07-16)
       http://python.org/sf/992185  opened by  Jack Jansen 

exec statement balks at CR/LF  (2004-07-16)
       http://python.org/sf/992207  opened by  Konrad Hinsen 

attribute error after non-from import  (2004-07-16)
       http://python.org/sf/992389  opened by  Jim Fulton 

variable reuse in the logging module  (2004-07-16)
       http://python.org/sf/992397  opened by  Gintautas Miliauskas 

test_dummy_threading vs -O  (2004-07-18)
CLOSED http://python.org/sf/993394  opened by  Tim Peters 

inspect.findsource does not call linecache.checkcache  (2004-07-18)
       http://python.org/sf/993580  opened by  Jason Mobarak 

optparse libref documentation missing "ref"  (2004-07-19)
       http://python.org/sf/993601  opened by  Richard Jones 

bdist_dumb and --relative on Windows fails  (2004-07-19)
       http://python.org/sf/993766  opened by  Mark Hammond 

threads duplicated on fork() prevent child from terminating  (2004-07-19)
       http://python.org/sf/994023  opened by  L.C. 

seg fault when calling bsddb.hashopen()  (2004-07-19)
       http://python.org/sf/994100  opened by  Skip Montanaro 

urllib2: improper capitalization of headers  (2004-07-19)
       http://python.org/sf/994101  opened by  Robert Sayre 

Py_RETURN_NONE causes too much warnings  (2004-07-20)
       http://python.org/sf/994255  opened by  Correa 

logging module: default levels do not work as documented.  (2004-07-20)
       http://python.org/sf/994416  opened by  Roy Smith 

logging module prints unexpected message when no handler set  (2004-07-20)
       http://python.org/sf/994421  opened by  Roy Smith 

typo in time.tzset's docstring  (2004-07-20)
CLOSED http://python.org/sf/994580  opened by  Marius Gedminas 

fcntl example is broken  (2004-07-20)
CLOSED http://python.org/sf/994605  opened by  Chris Green 

Bugs Closed

Python-2.4.0a1 test_strptime.py fails on HP-UX11i  (2004-07-12)
       http://python.org/sf/989273  closed by  bcannon

bsddb/weakref error  (2004-07-07)
       http://python.org/sf/986528  closed by  montanaro

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

Uninstall Python shortcut does not work  (2004-07-14)
       http://python.org/sf/990941  closed by  loewis

Python Logging filename & file number   (2004-06-07)
       http://python.org/sf/968245  closed by  vsajip

2.4 msi installer installs too many files  (2004-07-14)
       http://python.org/sf/990953  closed by  theller

IDLE displays wrong help pages on Windows  (2004-07-14)
       http://python.org/sf/990954  closed by  kbk

gethostbyname is broken on hpux 11.11  (2004-06-25)
       http://python.org/sf/979967  closed by  ehab_teima

staticmethod not in index  (2004-07-14)
       http://python.org/sf/991123  closed by  rhettinger

Cookie.py loses 'secure' attribute  (2004-07-15)
       http://python.org/sf/991258  closed by  zenzen

IDLE docs broken on OSX  (2004-02-19)
       http://python.org/sf/900580  closed by  kbk

Different behaviour using super() and explicit base class.  (2004-04-11)
       http://python.org/sf/933068  closed by  loewis

OSATerminology is broken  (2004-01-25)
       http://python.org/sf/884085  closed by  jackjansen

can't compile _localemodule.c w/o --enable-toolbox-glue  (2004-06-23)
       http://python.org/sf/978662  closed by  bcannon

CFStringGetUnicode() returns null-terminated unicode string  (2004-03-14)
       http://python.org/sf/915942  closed by  jackjansen

MacOS module doesn't compile on 10.1  (2003-08-01)
       http://python.org/sf/781433  closed by  jackjansen

bgenlocationscustomize: per-user configuration of bgen  (2004-01-05)
       http://python.org/sf/870997  closed by  jackjansen

Standardize on systemwide bgenlocations INCLUDEDIR  (2004-01-05)
       http://python.org/sf/870972  closed by  jackjansen

bgenlocations.py only works for OS9 users and jack ;)  (2003-07-28)
       http://python.org/sf/779151  closed by  jackjansen

MacPython-OS9 distutils breaks on OSX  (2003-05-20)
       http://python.org/sf/740424  closed by  jackjansen

MacPython-OS9 eats CPU while waiting for I/O  (2003-04-29)
       http://python.org/sf/729871  closed by  jackjansen

Mac/OSX/README outdated  (2003-06-20)
       http://python.org/sf/757567  closed by  jackjansen

PackMan needs to be able to install outside site-packages  (2003-06-28)
       http://python.org/sf/762147  closed by  jackjansen

bundlebuilder --lib mishandles frameworks  (2004-01-23)
       http://python.org/sf/883283  closed by  jackjansen

Windows installer missing test files  (2004-07-11)
       http://python.org/sf/988784  closed by  loewis

Framework Info.plist is out of date  (2003-12-08)
       http://python.org/sf/856407  closed by  jackjansen

IDE textwindow scrollbar is over-enthusiastic  (2003-03-30)
       http://python.org/sf/711989  closed by  jackjansen

Definitive way to link to the correct Python.framework  (2003-12-08)
       http://python.org/sf/856401  closed by  jackjansen

printing date causes crash  (2004-07-14)
       http://python.org/sf/990569  closed by  mhammond

Unloading extension modules not always safe  (2003-11-07)
       http://python.org/sf/838140  closed by  jackjansen

pydoc crash on MacOS X  (2003-11-25)
       http://python.org/sf/848907  closed by  jackjansen

Recommend TeachText in OSX documentation  (2003-08-27)
       http://python.org/sf/795649  closed by  jackjansen

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

test_unicode fails 2.4a1  (2004-07-16)
       http://python.org/sf/992081  closed by  loewis

IDE has dirty sys.argv  (2003-07-03)
       http://python.org/sf/765603  closed by  jackjansen

Carbon.CF module needs new style classes  (2003-03-03)
       http://python.org/sf/696527  closed by  jackjansen

Investigate weak linking  (2002-12-14)
       http://python.org/sf/653871  closed by  jackjansen

Mac/OSX/Makefile assumes case-insensitive build  (2003-07-05)
       http://python.org/sf/766210  closed by  jackjansen

MacPython installer: disk image does not mount from NFS  (2003-11-11)
       http://python.org/sf/839865  closed by  jackjansen

urllib proxy handling incomplete for MacOSX  (2003-07-28)
       http://python.org/sf/779167  closed by  jackjansen

PythonLauncher has empty popup for interpreters  (2003-07-22)
       http://python.org/sf/775878  closed by  jackjansen

bundlebuilder Info.plist files.  (2003-07-04)
       http://python.org/sf/765903  closed by  jackjansen

hardcoded python paths  (2003-07-09)
       http://python.org/sf/768391  closed by  jackjansen

mistyped example  (2004-07-14)
       http://python.org/sf/990497  closed by  perky

CJK codecs list incomplete  (2004-06-09)
       http://python.org/sf/969415  closed by  perky

test_dummy_threading vs -O  (2004-07-18)
       http://python.org/sf/993394  closed by  bcannon

cgi.parse_qsl broken  (2004-07-13)
       http://python.org/sf/990307  closed by  nascheme

float_subtype_new() bug  (2004-06-04)
       http://python.org/sf/966618  closed by  nascheme

typo in time.tzset's docstring  (2004-07-20)
       http://python.org/sf/994580  closed by  nnorwitz

fcntl example is broken  (2004-07-20)
       http://python.org/sf/994605  closed by  nnorwitz

Tarfile and hard-links  (2003-12-09)
       http://python.org/sf/857297  closed by  nnorwitz

FutureWarning in Carbon/Controls.py  (2003-07-28)
       http://python.org/sf/779147  closed by  kasplat

New / Reopened RFE

array.array objects should support sequences  (2004-07-17)
       http://python.org/sf/992967  opened by  Bob Ippolito 

RFE Closed

add POST support to webbrowser module  (2002-01-02)
       http://python.org/sf/498855  closed by  kasplat

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