[Python-Dev] Weekly Python Bug/Patch Summary

Kurt B. Kaiser kbk at shore.net
Wed Jun 16 23:48:01 EDT 2004

Patch / Bug Summary

Patches :  276 open ( +2) /  2415 closed (+14) /  2691 total (+16)
Bugs    :  741 open (-21) /  4156 closed (+62) /  4897 total (+41)
RFE     :  140 open ( +2) /   129 closed ( +1) /   269 total ( +3)

New / Reopened Patches

Fix to minor spelling error in exception in int_subtype_new  (2004-06-05)
CLOSED http://python.org/sf/967057  opened by  Aaron Brady 

fix bsddb memory leaks  (2004-06-06)
       http://python.org/sf/967763  opened by  Neal Norwitz 

Add fileinput.islastline()  (2004-06-07)
       http://python.org/sf/968063  opened by  Relm Arrowny 

Py_HUGE_VAL HUGE_VAL HUGE undefined  (2004-06-08)
       http://python.org/sf/968728  opened by  Michael Schloh von Bennewitz 

hotshot incorrectly computes elapsed time  (2004-06-08)
CLOSED http://python.org/sf/969180  opened by  Jason Beardsley 

heapq.nlargest  (2004-06-09)
CLOSED http://python.org/sf/969791  opened by  Raymond Hettinger 

str(a_tuple) == str(tuple(map(str,a_tuple)))  (2004-06-09)
CLOSED http://python.org/sf/969805  opened by  Grégoire Dooms 

cookielib doc minor corrections and clarifications  (2004-06-09)
       http://python.org/sf/969900  opened by  John J Lee 

cookielib.py   (2004-06-09)
       http://python.org/sf/969907  opened by  John J Lee 

Generate a working spec even with wrong version of software   (2004-06-10)
       http://python.org/sf/970015  opened by  Scherer Michael 

Use a better BuildRoot tag  (2004-06-10)
       http://python.org/sf/970019  opened by  Scherer Michael 

Fix for #876637 - Random stack corruption from socketmodule  (2004-06-10)
       http://python.org/sf/970288  opened by  Troels Walsted Hansen 

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

make test_signal less annoying  (2004-06-11)
CLOSED http://python.org/sf/971323  opened by  Michael Hudson 

urllib2 handler algorithm docs  (2004-06-13)
       http://python.org/sf/972310  opened by  John J Lee 

urllib2 handler naming convention collision  (2004-06-14)
       http://python.org/sf/972322  opened by  John J Lee 

urllib2 FTPHandler bugs  (2004-06-14)
       http://python.org/sf/972332  opened by  John J Lee 

fix build of docs in info format  (2004-06-15)
       http://python.org/sf/972991  opened by  Matthias Klose 

Fix for compilation with runtime_library_dirs  (2004-06-15)
       http://python.org/sf/973204  opened by  Antti Honkela 

Patches Closed

deprecate or fix buffer object  (2003-10-28)
       http://python.org/sf/832058  closed by  nascheme

cygwinccompiler should set C++ compiler  (2004-02-02)
       http://python.org/sf/888839  closed by  perky

Rewrite of site.py  (2004-03-23)
       http://python.org/sf/921793  closed by  bcannon

Fix to minor spelling error in exception in int_subtype_new  (2004-06-05)
       http://python.org/sf/967057  closed by  akuchling

CodeContext - an extension to show you where you are  (2004-04-16)
       http://python.org/sf/936169  closed by  kbk

Tk Dialog Upon Subprocess Socket Error  (2003-07-26)
       http://python.org/sf/778323  closed by  kbk

_socket fails to build with latest SGI compiler  (2004-01-27)
       http://python.org/sf/885905  closed by  nnorwitz

cycle profiler for VM opcodes  (2002-01-30)
       http://python.org/sf/510695  closed by  loewis

making Python LC_NUMERIC agnostic  (2003-07-20)
       http://python.org/sf/774665  closed by  loewis

hotshot incorrectly computes elapsed time  (2004-06-08)
       http://python.org/sf/969180  closed by  nnorwitz

str(a_tuple) == '(%s)'%', '.join(map(str,a_tuple))  (2004-06-09)
       http://python.org/sf/969805  closed by  dooms

Add nlargest() and nsmallest() to heapq.  (2004-06-09)
       http://python.org/sf/969791  closed by  rhettinger

make test_signal less annoying  (2004-06-11)
       http://python.org/sf/971323  closed by  mwh

cmath.log optional base argument, fixes #823209  (2003-10-18)
       http://python.org/sf/826074  closed by  rhettinger

Crash in binascii_a2b_uu on corrupt data  (2003-01-09)
       http://python.org/sf/665458  closed by  nnorwitz

Added Proxyauth command to imaplib  (2002-11-14)
       http://python.org/sf/638673  closed by  nnorwitz

New / Reopened Bugs

cgitb.scanvars fails  (2004-06-05)
CLOSED http://python.org/sf/966992  opened by  Robin Becker 

file("foo", "wU") is silently accepted  (2004-06-05)
       http://python.org/sf/967182  opened by  Skip Montanaro 

PythonWin fails reporting "Can not locate pywintypes23.dll   (2004-06-05)
CLOSED http://python.org/sf/967207  opened by  puffingbilly 

Cmd in thread segfaults after Ctrl-C  (2004-06-05)
       http://python.org/sf/967334  opened by  Kevin M. Turner 

PyInt_FromString failed with certain hex/oct  (2004-06-06)
CLOSED http://python.org/sf/967657  opened by  Qian Wenjie 

csv module cannot handle embedded \r  (2004-06-07)
       http://python.org/sf/967934  opened by  Gregory Bond 

file.encoding doesn't apply to file.write  (2004-06-07)
       http://python.org/sf/967986  opened by  Matthew Mueller 

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

error flattening complex smime signed message  (2004-06-07)
       http://python.org/sf/968430  opened by  Ludovico Magnocavallo 

CJK codecs list incomplete  (2004-06-08)
       http://python.org/sf/969415  opened by  Mike Brown 

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

Python hangs up on I/O operations on the latest FreeBSD 4.10  (2004-06-09)
       http://python.org/sf/969492  opened by  _Iww_ 

BSD restartable signals not correctly disabled  (2004-06-09)
       http://python.org/sf/969574  opened by  Luke Mewburn 

BASECFLAGS are not passed to module build line  (2004-06-09)
       http://python.org/sf/969718  opened by  Jason Beardsley 

function and method objects confounded in Tutorial  (2004-06-09)
       http://python.org/sf/969757  opened by  Mark Jackson 

pydoc ignores module's __all__ attributes  (2004-06-09)
CLOSED http://python.org/sf/969938  opened by  Skip Montanaro 

lfcntl.lockf() signature uses len, doc refers to length  (2004-06-10)
CLOSED http://python.org/sf/970042  opened by  Clinton Roy 

2.3.4 fails build on solaris 10 - complexobject.c  (2004-06-10)
       http://python.org/sf/970334  opened by  JD Bronson 

Generators produce wrong exception  (2004-06-10)
CLOSED http://python.org/sf/970459  opened by  Anders Lehmann 

PyObject_GenericGetAttr is undocumented  (2004-06-10)
       http://python.org/sf/970783  opened by  Eric Huss 

Pyton 2.3.4 Make Test Fails on Mac OS X  (2004-06-10)
       http://python.org/sf/970799  opened by  D.  Evan Kiefer 

Comparisons of unicode and strings shouldn  (2004-06-11)
CLOSED http://python.org/sf/971101  opened by  Christian Theune 

Comparisons of unicode and strings raises UnicodeErrors  (2004-06-11)
CLOSED http://python.org/sf/971106  opened by  Christian Theune 

bizarro test_asynchat failure  (2004-06-11)
CLOSED http://python.org/sf/971200  opened by  Michael Hudson 

another threads+readline+signals nasty  (2004-06-12)
       http://python.org/sf/971213  opened by  Anthony Baxter 

test_timeout failure on trunk  (2004-06-12)
       http://python.org/sf/971238  opened by  Anthony Baxter 

test_signal sucks  (2004-06-11)
       http://python.org/sf/971330  opened by  Michael Hudson 

thread.name crashes interpreter  (2004-06-11)
CLOSED http://python.org/sf/971395  opened by  Jonathan Ellis 

Wrong indentation of example code in tutorial  (2004-06-12)
CLOSED http://python.org/sf/971747  opened by  Grégoire Dooms 

An apparent bug in help  (2004-06-12)
       http://python.org/sf/971872  opened by  Colin J. Williams 

Generator mangles returned lists.  (2004-06-13)
CLOSED http://python.org/sf/971962  opened by  Ed Watkeys 

urllib2 raises exception with non-200 success codes.  (2004-06-13)
       http://python.org/sf/971965  opened by  Ed Watkeys 

local variables problem  (2004-06-14)
CLOSED http://python.org/sf/972467  opened by  Toon Verstraelen 

Python 2.3.4, Solaris 7, socketmodule.c does not compile  (2004-06-14)
       http://python.org/sf/972724  opened by  Bruce D. Ray 

attached script causes python segfault  (2004-06-15)
CLOSED http://python.org/sf/972917  opened by  Faheem Mitha 

bsddb in Python 2.3 incompatible with SourceNav output  (2004-06-15)
       http://python.org/sf/973054  opened by  gdy 

inspect.getframeinfo bug if 'context' is to big   (2004-06-15)
CLOSED http://python.org/sf/973092  opened by  Hans Georg Krauthaeuser 

empty raise after handled exception  (2004-06-15)
       http://python.org/sf/973103  opened by  Niki Spahiev 

sys.stdout problems with pythonw.exe  (2004-06-15)
       http://python.org/sf/973507  opened by  Manlio Perillo 

Doc error on super(cls,self)  (2004-06-15)
       http://python.org/sf/973579  opened by  David MacQuigg 

Bugs Closed

cgitb.scanvars fails  (2004-06-05)
       http://python.org/sf/966992  closed by  akuchling

random.choice([]) should return more intelligible exception  (2004-06-01)
       http://python.org/sf/964230  closed by  rhettinger

2.3 inspect.getframeinfo wrong tb line numbers  (2004-05-15)
       http://python.org/sf/954364  closed by  akuchling

xmlrpclib chokes on Unicode keys  (2003-11-13)
       http://python.org/sf/841757  closed by  akuchling

HTMLParser ParseError in start tag  (2004-03-23)
       http://python.org/sf/921657  closed by  akuchling

cgi module documentation could mention getlist  (2004-05-13)
       http://python.org/sf/953177  closed by  akuchling

many os.path functions bahave inconsistently  (2004-04-04)
       http://python.org/sf/929316  closed by  akuchling

pty.spawn() leaks file descriptors  (2004-02-16)
       http://python.org/sf/897935  closed by  akuchling

PyNumber_InPlaceDivide()'s description  (2004-04-17)
       http://python.org/sf/936837  closed by  akuchling

Py_FilesystemDefaultEncoding leaks  (2004-04-17)
       http://python.org/sf/936915  closed by  akuchling

popen2 returns (out, in) not (in, out)  (2004-03-18)
       http://python.org/sf/918710  closed by  akuchling

PythonWin fails reporting "Can not locate pywintypes23.dll   (2004-06-05)
       http://python.org/sf/967207  closed by  theller

distutils - compiling C++ ext in cyg or mingw w/ std Python  (2004-01-15)
       http://python.org/sf/877165  closed by  perky

distutils - compiling C++ ext in cyg or mingw w/ std Python  (2004-01-15)
       http://python.org/sf/877165  closed by  perky

SSL bug in socketmodule.c using threads  (2003-07-20)
       http://python.org/sf/774798  closed by  akuchling

cgi module should handle large post attack  (2003-06-22)
       http://python.org/sf/758665  closed by  akuchling

CGIHTTPServer doesn't quote arguments correctly on Windows.  (2003-03-03)
       http://python.org/sf/696846  closed by  akuchling

test_zlib is too slow  (2004-05-26)
       http://python.org/sf/960995  closed by  nascheme

pickle protocol 2 is incompatible(?) with Cookie module  (2004-06-02)
       http://python.org/sf/964868  closed by  akuchling

realpath description misleading  (2004-06-03)
       http://python.org/sf/966256  closed by  akuchling

Multiple Metaclass inheritance limitation  (2004-05-30)
       http://python.org/sf/963246  closed by  pje

Cookie module does not parse date  (2004-06-02)
       http://python.org/sf/964861  closed by  akuchling

socket-module SSL is broken  (2002-01-26)
       http://python.org/sf/508944  closed by  akuchling

mapping a 0 length file  (2004-06-02)
       http://python.org/sf/964876  closed by  tim_one

bug? in PyImport_ImportModule under AIX  (2002-03-12)
       http://python.org/sf/528990  closed by  akuchling

Build fails in _curses module  (2002-04-24)
       http://python.org/sf/548109  closed by  akuchling

os.mkdir() handles SETGID inconsistently  (2002-04-05)
       http://python.org/sf/539942  closed by  akuchling

Interpreter won't always exit with daemonic thread  (2001-12-17)
       http://python.org/sf/494203  closed by  akuchling

build problems on DEC Unix 4.0f  (2002-05-30)
       http://python.org/sf/562585  closed by  akuchling

canvas.create_box() crashes Tk thread  (2002-10-22)
       http://python.org/sf/626936  closed by  akuchling

tarfile fails on MacOS9  (2003-02-20)
       http://python.org/sf/690341  closed by  akuchling

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

segfault in subclassing datetime.date & pickling  (2004-05-12)
       http://python.org/sf/952807  closed by  tim_one

Error in obmalloc.  (2004-01-21)
       http://python.org/sf/881641  closed by  nnorwitz

binascii.a2b_base64 with non base64 data  (2002-12-19)
       http://python.org/sf/656392  closed by  nnorwitz

PyInt_FromString failed with certain hex/oct  (2004-06-07)
       http://python.org/sf/967657  closed by  anthonybaxter

getsockopt/setsockopt with SO_RCVTIMEO are inconsistent  (2003-03-11)
       http://python.org/sf/701936  closed by  nnorwitz

add a stronger PRNG  (2004-03-15)
       http://python.org/sf/917055  closed by  rhettinger

distutils/mingw32 links to dbg libs  (2001-08-22)
       http://python.org/sf/454086  closed by  akuchling

Python crashes when __init__.py is a directory.  (2003-11-20)
       http://python.org/sf/845802  closed by  theller

PyBuffer_New() memory not aligned  (2001-10-18)
       http://python.org/sf/472568  closed by  nascheme

Tix not included in windows distribution  (2001-10-25)
       http://python.org/sf/474836  closed by  loewis

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

pydoc ignores module's __all__ attributes  (2004-06-09)
       http://python.org/sf/969938  closed by  montanaro

Generators produce wrong exception  (2004-06-10)
       http://python.org/sf/970459  closed by  anders_lehmann

Comparisons of unicode and strings shouldn  (2004-06-11)
       http://python.org/sf/971101  closed by  ctheune

Comparisons of unicode and strings raises UnicodeErrors  (2004-06-11)
       http://python.org/sf/971106  closed by  lemburg

execfile -> type() created objects w/ no  __module__ error  (2004-06-05)
       http://python.org/sf/966623  closed by  anthonybaxter

asyncore sillies  (2004-06-11)
       http://python.org/sf/971200  closed by  mwh

thread.name crashes interpreter  (2004-06-11)
       http://python.org/sf/971395  closed by  tim_one

test_unicode_file fails on Win98SE  (2004-03-28)
       http://python.org/sf/924703  closed by  loewis

Wrong indentation of example code in tutorial  (2004-06-12)
       http://python.org/sf/971747  closed by  rhettinger

Generator mangles returned lists.  (2004-06-12)
       http://python.org/sf/971962  closed by  rhettinger

fcntl.lockf() signature uses len, doc refers to length  (2004-06-09)
       http://python.org/sf/970042  closed by  nnorwitz

Assignment to __builtins__.__debug__ doesn't do anything.  (2003-12-18)
       http://python.org/sf/862600  closed by  rhettinger

cmath.log doesn't have the same interface as math.log.  (2003-10-13)
       http://python.org/sf/823209  closed by  rhettinger

local variables problem  (2004-06-14)
       http://python.org/sf/972467  closed by  tim_one

attached script causes python segfault  (2004-06-15)
       http://python.org/sf/972917  closed by  perky

inspect.getframeinfo bug if 'context' is to big   (2004-06-15)
       http://python.org/sf/973092  closed by  rhettinger

sys.getfilesystemencoding()  (2004-06-02)
       http://python.org/sf/964870  closed by  loewis

Listbox itemconfigure leaks memory  (2003-08-02)
       http://python.org/sf/781883  closed by  nnorwitz

PyObject_Free unallocated memory read warning  (2003-08-04)
       http://python.org/sf/782689  closed by  nnorwitz

New / Reopened RFE

pty.spawn() enhancements  (2004-06-05)
       http://python.org/sf/967161  opened by  A.M. Kuchling 

Better SSL support in socket module  (2004-06-05)
       http://python.org/sf/967275  opened by  A.M. Kuchling 

RFE Closed

os.nullfilename  (2004-04-15)
       http://python.org/sf/935915  closed by  loewis

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