[Python-Dev] Weekly Python Bug/Patch Summary

Kurt B. Kaiser kbk at shore.net
Tue Jun 1 01:34:20 EDT 2004

Patch / Bug Summary

Patches :  280 open ( +5) /  2391 closed (+11) /  2671 total (+16)
Bugs    :  775 open (+22) /  4058 closed (+11) /  4833 total (+33)
RFE     :  137 open ( +4) /   127 closed ( +1) /   264 total ( +5)

New / Reopened Patches

use PyOS_ReadlineFunctionPointer in non-interractive input   (2004-05-18)
       http://python.org/sf/955928  opened by  Gregory Lielens 

imaplib.IMAP4_SSL: changed quadratic read() code to linear  (2004-05-18)
CLOSED http://python.org/sf/956394  opened by  Carl Howells 

Allow compilation of C/C++ Python extensions without MSVC  (2004-05-19)
       http://python.org/sf/957033  opened by  Connelly 

Improved hash for tuples  (2004-05-20)
       http://python.org/sf/957122  opened by  Yitz Gale 

Patch for feature request 491033  (2004-05-19)
       http://python.org/sf/957240  opened by  Josiah Carlson 

Generator Objects  (2004-05-20)
       http://python.org/sf/957398  opened by  James William Pye 

Fix for bugs relating to ntpath.expanduser()  (2004-05-20)
       http://python.org/sf/957650  opened by  Josiah Carlson 

Arrange 64bits detection for ReliantUnix  (2004-05-24)
       http://python.org/sf/959534  opened by  Jean-frederic Clere 

sdist versus SVN  (2004-05-24)
CLOSED http://python.org/sf/959726  opened by  Tim Peters 

unblock signals in threads  (2004-05-25)
       http://python.org/sf/960406  opened by  Andrew Langmead 

Make IDLE's paragraph reformatting width configurable  (2004-05-27)
       http://python.org/sf/961387  opened by  Raymond Hettinger 

New Misc/RPM/python-2.3.spec file  (2004-05-27)
CLOSED http://python.org/sf/961465  opened by  Sean Reifschneider 

locale.getdefaultlocale fails with empty env. variable  (2004-05-28)
       http://python.org/sf/962487  opened by  Matthias Klose 

East Asian Width support for Unicode  (2004-05-29)
       http://python.org/sf/962502  opened by  Hye-Shik Chang 

New module cookielib  (2004-05-31)
CLOSED http://python.org/sf/963318  opened by  John J Lee 

New module cookielib  (2004-05-31)
       http://python.org/sf/963318  reopened by  jjlee

Unicode email address helper  (2004-06-01)
       http://python.org/sf/963906  opened by  Stuart Bishop 

Patches Closed

ConfigParser.read() should return list of files read  (2003-01-30)
       http://python.org/sf/677651  closed by  fdrake

imaplib.IMAP4_SSL: changed quadratic read() code to linear  (2004-05-19)
       http://python.org/sf/956394  closed by  pierslauder

generator expression implementation  (2004-01-07)
       http://python.org/sf/872326  closed by  rhettinger

sdist versus SVN  (2004-05-24)
       http://python.org/sf/959726  closed by  tim_one

synchronous signals blocked in pthreads  (2004-05-06)
       http://python.org/sf/949332  closed by  mwh

Linux signals during threads  (2004-05-05)
       http://python.org/sf/948614  closed by  langmead

New Misc/RPM/python-2.3.spec file  (2004-05-27)
       http://python.org/sf/961465  closed by  loewis

Remove ROT_FOUR  (2004-04-04)
       http://python.org/sf/929502  closed by  bcannon

New module cookielib  (2004-05-31)
       http://python.org/sf/963318  closed by  loewis

New module cookielib  (2004-05-31)
       http://python.org/sf/963318  closed by  loewis

doctest: suggest the use of rawstrings for backslashes  (2004-04-10)
       http://python.org/sf/932930  closed by  loewis

doctest: add an option to end examples w/ dedent  (2004-04-10)
       http://python.org/sf/932933  closed by  tim_one

New / Reopened Bugs

Nested generator terminates prematurely  (2004-05-18)
CLOSED http://python.org/sf/955772  opened by  Yitz Gale 

PyDateTime_Check macro unusable  (2004-05-18)
CLOSED http://python.org/sf/955985  opened by  Jon Willeke 

csv.writer refuses a variable parameter  (2004-05-18)
CLOSED http://python.org/sf/956246  opened by  Xavier BASSERY 

Potential data corruption bug in save_pers in pickle module.  (2004-05-18)
       http://python.org/sf/956303  opened by  Allan Crooks 

Simplifiy coding in cmd.py  (2004-05-18)
       http://python.org/sf/956408  opened by  Raymond Hettinger 

RFE: Extend smtplib.py with support for LMTP  (2004-05-19)
       http://python.org/sf/957003  opened by  Leif Hedstrom 

C/C++ extensions w/ Python + Mingw (Windows)  (2004-05-20)
       http://python.org/sf/957198  opened by  Connelly 

bdist_rpm fails on redhat9, fc1, fc2  (2004-05-20)
       http://python.org/sf/957381  opened by  Jeff Epler 

os.lseek() doesn't work  (2004-05-20)
CLOSED http://python.org/sf/957485  opened by  michal cernoevic 

SocketServer module documentation misleading  (2004-05-20)
       http://python.org/sf/957505  opened by  Jon Giddy 

logging functionality non-intuitive, levels confusing  (2004-05-21)
       http://python.org/sf/958180  opened by  Jason R. Coombs 

PythonIDE crashes on very large scripts folder  (2004-05-24)
       http://python.org/sf/959291  opened by  Jack Jansen 

Implicit close() should check for errors  (2004-05-24)
       http://python.org/sf/959379  opened by  Peter Åstrand 

Can't build Python on POSIX w/o $HOME  (2004-05-24)
       http://python.org/sf/959576  opened by  Barry A. Warsaw 

"require <feature>" configure option  (2004-05-25)
       http://python.org/sf/960325  opened by  Hallvard B Furuseth 

Poor documentation of new-style classes  (2004-05-25)
       http://python.org/sf/960340  opened by  Hallvard B Furuseth 

grammar for "class" inheritance production slightly wrong  (2004-05-25)
       http://python.org/sf/960448  opened by  Jim Jewett 

botched html for index subheadings  (2004-05-26)
       http://python.org/sf/960860  opened by  Jim Jewett 

codecs.lookup can raise exceptions other than LookupError  (2004-05-26)
CLOSED http://python.org/sf/960874  opened by  John Ehresman 

test_zlib is too slow  (2004-05-26)
       http://python.org/sf/960995  opened by  Michael Hudson 

Text.edit_modified() fails  (2004-05-27)
       http://python.org/sf/961805  opened by  Eric P. 

Python 2.3.4 on Linux: test test_grp failed  (2004-05-28)
       http://python.org/sf/962226  opened by  Michael Ströder 

Konqueror can't render docs because of malformed HTML  (2004-05-28)
       http://python.org/sf/962442  opened by  Klaus-J Wolf 

PyModule_AddIntConstant documented to take an int, not a lon  (2004-05-28)
       http://python.org/sf/962471  opened by  Matthias Klose 

misspelling -- warngin -> warning  (2004-05-29)
CLOSED http://python.org/sf/962602  opened by  Evil Mr Henry 

Typo in Lib/test/test_sax.py can confuse  (2004-05-29)
       http://python.org/sf/962631  opened by  Bryan Blackburn 

macfs and macostools tests fail on UFS  (2004-05-29)
       http://python.org/sf/962633  opened by  Bryan Blackburn 

when both maintainer and author provided, author discarded  (2004-05-29)
       http://python.org/sf/962772  opened by  John Belmonte 

2.3.4 can not be installed over 2.3.3  (2004-05-29)
       http://python.org/sf/962918  opened by  Jarek Zgoda 

Multiple Metaclass inheritance limitation  (2004-05-30)
       http://python.org/sf/963246  opened by  Greg Chapman 

Acroread aborts printing PDF documentation  (2004-05-30)
       http://python.org/sf/963321  opened by  Howard B. Golden 

packman upgrade issue  (2004-05-31)
       http://python.org/sf/963494  opened by  Ronald Oussoren 

Distutils should be able to produce Debian packages (.deb)  (2004-05-31)
       http://python.org/sf/963825  opened by  Kaleissin 

There ought to be a way to uninstall  (2004-05-31)
       http://python.org/sf/963845  opened by  Kaleissin 

Bad error mesage when subclassing a module  (2004-06-01)
       http://python.org/sf/963956  opened by  Edward C. Jones 

Bugs Closed

Support for non-string data in ConfigParser unclear/buggy  (2003-09-22)
       http://python.org/sf/810843  closed by  fdrake

ConfigParser.getint failure on 2.3.3  (2003-12-21)
       http://python.org/sf/864063  closed by  zgoda

Config parser don't raise DuplicateSectionError when reading  (2003-10-26)
       http://python.org/sf/830449  closed by  fdrake

Nested generator terminates prematurely  (2004-05-18)
       http://python.org/sf/955772  closed by  rhettinger

PyDateTime_Check macro unusable  (2004-05-18)
       http://python.org/sf/955985  closed by  willeke

csv.writer refuses a variable parameter  (2004-05-18)
       http://python.org/sf/956246  closed by  balthus

Generator expression used in doc example  (2004-05-10)
       http://python.org/sf/951270  closed by  rhettinger

stringprep.py:  sets.Set() --> set()   (2004-05-06)
       http://python.org/sf/949329  closed by  arigo

os.lseek() doesn't work  (2004-05-20)
       http://python.org/sf/957485  closed by  loewis

codecs.lookup can raise exceptions other than LookupError  (2004-05-26)
       http://python.org/sf/960874  closed by  lemburg

Don't define _SGAPI on IRIX  (2003-04-27)
       http://python.org/sf/728330  closed by  mwh

1==float('nan')  (2004-02-17)
       http://python.org/sf/899109  closed by  mwh

misspelling -- warngin -> warning  (2004-05-29)
       http://python.org/sf/962602  closed by  doerwalter

New / Reopened RFE

Implement BundleBuilder GUI as plugin component  (2004-05-20)
       http://python.org/sf/957652  opened by  has 

old/new class documentation  (2004-05-25)
       http://python.org/sf/960454  opened by  Jim Jewett 

Add an updating load function in pickle  (2004-05-26)
       http://python.org/sf/960821  opened by  Nicolas Fleury 

overall index to distributed documentation  (2004-05-26)
       http://python.org/sf/960845  opened by  Jim Jewett 

RFE Closed

int object need more informative error message  (2004-02-29)
       http://python.org/sf/906746  closed by  nascheme

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