[Python-Dev] Weekly Python Patch/Bug Summary

Kurt B. Kaiser kbk at shore.net
Thu Sep 1 19:12:33 CEST 2005

Patch / Bug Summary

Patches :  903 open (+551) /  5222 closed (+2324) /  6125 total (+2875)
Bugs    :  903 open (-23) /  5222 closed (+45) /  6125 total (+22)
RFE     :  187 open ( -3) /   184 closed ( +5) /   371 total ( +2)

New / Reopened Patches

PEP 349: allow str() to return unicode  (2005-08-22)
       http://python.org/sf/1266570  opened by  Neil Schemenauer

pdb: implement "until",fix for 1248119  (2005-08-23)
       http://python.org/sf/1267629  opened by  Ilya Sandler

tarfile: fix for bug #1257255  (2005-08-17)
CLOSED http://python.org/sf/1262036  reopened by  loewis

Cache lines in StreamReader.readlines  (2005-08-24)
       http://python.org/sf/1268314  opened by  Martin v. Löwis

extending os.walk to support following symlinks  (2005-08-26)
       http://python.org/sf/1273829  opened by  Erick Tryzelaar

libtarfile.tex: external URL changed  (2005-08-27)
CLOSED http://python.org/sf/1274550  opened by  Lars Gustäbel

documentation fixes  (2005-08-28)
CLOSED http://python.org/sf/1274630  opened by  George Yoshida

Compile socket module under cygwin  (2005-08-28)
       http://python.org/sf/1275079  opened by  Miki Tebeka

fix distutils typo "sortcut" -> "shortcut"  (2005-08-29)
CLOSED http://python.org/sf/1275796  opened by  Wummel

Adding new regrtest resource 'urlfetch'  (2005-08-30)
       http://python.org/sf/1276356  opened by  Hye-Shik Chang

tarfile: adding filed that use direct device addressing  (2005-08-30)
       http://python.org/sf/1276378  opened by  Urban Purkat

tkinter hello world example bug  (2005-08-31)
       http://python.org/sf/1277677  opened by  Yusuke Shinyama

Patches Closed

Improve %s support for unicode  (2005-03-09)
       http://python.org/sf/1159501  closed by  nascheme

markupbase misses comments (bug 736659)  (2004-02-20)
       http://python.org/sf/901369  closed by  fdrake

chr, ord, unichr documentation updates  (2004-10-31)
       http://python.org/sf/1057588  closed by  fdrake

tarfile: fix for bug #1257255  (2005-08-17)
       http://python.org/sf/1262036  closed by  loewis

tarfile.py: set sizes of non-regular files to zero.  (2005-03-22)
       http://python.org/sf/1168594  closed by  loewis

Fix pydoc crashing on unicode strings  (2004-11-13)
       http://python.org/sf/1065986  closed by  rhettinger

fix for 1016880 urllib.urlretrieve silently truncates dwnld  (2004-11-07)
       http://python.org/sf/1062060  closed by  birkenfeld

New tutorial tests in test_generators.py  (2005-01-31)
       http://python.org/sf/1113421  closed by  birkenfeld

more __contains__ tests  (2005-02-18)
       http://python.org/sf/1141428  closed by  birkenfeld

A program to scan python files and list those require coding  (2003-08-06)
       http://python.org/sf/784089  closed by  birkenfeld

distutils.dir_utils.mkpath to support unicode  (2005-03-21)
       http://python.org/sf/1167716  closed by  loewis

use ReleaseItanium configuration for zlib IA64 build  (2005-03-09)
       http://python.org/sf/1160164  closed by  loewis

Solaris 2.5.1 _SC_PAGESIZE vs. _SC_PAGE_SIZE  (2003-08-11)
       http://python.org/sf/786743  closed by  loewis

Flakey urllib2.parse_http_list  (2003-11-25)
       http://python.org/sf/848870  closed by  birkenfeld

urllib2.parse_http_list bugfix  735248  (2004-02-21)
       http://python.org/sf/901480  closed by  birkenfeld

Cookie.py: One step closer to RFC 2109  (2003-11-24)
       http://python.org/sf/848017  closed by  birkenfeld

Fix for off-by-one bug in urllib.URLopener.retrieve  (2003-09-21)
       http://python.org/sf/810023  closed by  birkenfeld

Allow socket.inet_aton("") on Windo  (2003-06-17)
       http://python.org/sf/756021  closed by  birkenfeld

libtarfile.tex: external URL changed  (2005-08-27)
       http://python.org/sf/1274550  closed by  birkenfeld

documentation fixes  (2005-08-27)
       http://python.org/sf/1274630  closed by  birkenfeld

fix distutils typo "sortcut" -> "shortcut"  (2005-08-29)
       http://python.org/sf/1275796  closed by  nnorwitz

Patch for (Doc) bug #1212195  (2005-06-26)
       http://python.org/sf/1227545  closed by  lemburg

bltinmodule.c whitespace normalization  (2005-07-21)
       http://python.org/sf/1242579  closed by  birkenfeld

fileinput openfile patch, bz2fileinput  (2005-06-22)
       http://python.org/sf/1225466  closed by  birkenfeld

shutil.copytree() quits too soon after an error.  (2005-07-21)
       http://python.org/sf/1242454  closed by  birkenfeld

New / Reopened Bugs

_register is not safe  (2005-08-23)
CLOSED http://python.org/sf/1267540  opened by  Russell Owen

bdist_rpm hardcodes setup.py as the script name  (2005-08-23)
       http://python.org/sf/1267547  opened by  Fernando Pérez

tarfile local name is local, should be abspath  (2005-08-12)
CLOSED http://python.org/sf/1257255  reopened by  birkenfeld

crash recursive __getattr__  (2005-08-24)
       http://python.org/sf/1267884  opened by  pinzo

email.MIMEText & email.MIMEMultipart "From" in message body  (2005-08-24)
CLOSED http://python.org/sf/1268519  opened by  Jim Kutter

atexit not called for pythonservice (win32)  (2005-08-24)
CLOSED http://python.org/sf/1269051  opened by  Hari Krishna Dara

__new__ is class method  (2005-08-16)
CLOSED http://python.org/sf/1261229  reopened by  mwh

Cycle containing a Set is not GC'd [leak]  (2005-08-25)
CLOSED http://python.org/sf/1273504  opened by  Pierre-Frédéric Caillaud

Encoding memory problem.  (2005-08-26)
CLOSED http://python.org/sf/1273892  opened by  Darek Ostolski

bz2module.c compiler warning  (2005-08-26)
       http://python.org/sf/1274069  opened by  Tim Peters

'setup.py install' fail on linux from read-only storage  (2005-08-27)
       http://python.org/sf/1274324  opened by  Alexander Belchenko

splitunc not documented  (2005-08-27)
       http://python.org/sf/1274828  opened by  Poor Yorick

dict key comparison swallows exceptions  (2005-08-29)
       http://python.org/sf/1275608  opened by  Armin Rigo

add a get() method to sets  (2005-08-29)
CLOSED http://python.org/sf/1275677  opened by  Antoine Pitrou

discrepancy between str.__cmp__ and unicode.__cmp__  (2005-08-29)
       http://python.org/sf/1275719  opened by  Antoine Pitrou

error converting locale number to decimal  (2005-08-30)
CLOSED http://python.org/sf/1276437  opened by  oswaldo

2.4.1 make fails on Solaris 10  (2005-08-30)
       http://python.org/sf/1276509  opened by  csmuc

dict('') doesn't raise a value error  (2005-08-30)
CLOSED http://python.org/sf/1276587  opened by  Mike Foord

dirutils.mkpath (verbose option does not work)  (2005-08-30)
       http://python.org/sf/1276768  opened by  gorilla_killa

Sentence fragment in urlparse documentation  (2005-08-30)
CLOSED http://python.org/sf/1277016  opened by  Chad Whitacre

imaplib Imap.select() uses comparison to 'None' for boolean  (2005-08-31)
CLOSED http://python.org/sf/1277098  opened by  Stephen Thorne

Lambda and deepcopy  (2005-08-31)
       http://python.org/sf/1277718  opened by  Joshua Ginsberg

logging module broken for multiple threads?  (2005-08-31)
       http://python.org/sf/1277903  opened by  Lenny G. Arbage

help(<keyword>) broken, especially on Windows  (2005-08-31)
       http://python.org/sf/1278102  opened by  Bryan G. Olson

invalid syntax in os.walk() first example  (2005-09-01)
CLOSED http://python.org/sf/1278906  opened by  YoHell

Bugs Closed

Mistakes in decimal.Context.subtract documentation  (2005-08-22)
       http://python.org/sf/1266296  closed by  birkenfeld

IDLE on Mac  (2005-08-18)
       http://python.org/sf/1263656  closed by  kbk

markupbase parse_declaration cannot recognize comments  (2003-05-12)
       http://python.org/sf/736659  closed by  fdrake

IDLE Freezes on Ubuntu Warty  (2005-01-25)
       http://python.org/sf/1108992  closed by  kbk

Python 2.5a0 Tutorial errors and observations  (2005-03-22)
       http://python.org/sf/1168135  closed by  rhettinger

_register is not safe  (2005-08-24)
       http://python.org/sf/1267540  closed by  loewis

ftplib.py string index out of range  (2005-03-23)
       http://python.org/sf/1168983  closed by  vmlinuxz

'clear -1' in pdb  (2005-04-29)
       http://python.org/sf/1192315  closed by  birkenfeld

3.29 site is confusing re site-packages on Windows  (2005-04-26)
       http://python.org/sf/1190204  closed by  birkenfeld

font lock keyword regular expressions  (2004-12-09)
       http://python.org/sf/1082487  closed by  rhettinger

os.path.expanduser documentation wrt. empty $HOME  (2005-05-02)
       http://python.org/sf/1193849  closed by  birkenfeld

mmap's resize method resizes the file in win32 but not unix  (2003-04-27)
       http://python.org/sf/728515  closed by  birkenfeld

tarfile local name is local, should be abspath  (2005-08-12)
       http://python.org/sf/1257255  closed by  loewis

Wrong "type()" syntax in docs  (2005-01-11)
       http://python.org/sf/1100368  closed by  rhettinger

Erroneous line number error in Py2.4.1  (2005-04-07)
       http://python.org/sf/1178484  closed by  loewis

Python 2.4.1 crashes when importing the attached script  (2005-08-04)
       http://python.org/sf/1251631  closed by  loewis

distutils.dir_utils not unicode compatible  (2005-02-12)
       http://python.org/sf/1121494  closed by  loewis

email.MIMEText & email.MIMEMultipart "From" in message body  (2005-08-24)
       http://python.org/sf/1268519  closed by  jkutter

urllib.urlretrieve silently truncates downloads  (2004-08-26)
       http://python.org/sf/1016880  closed by  birkenfeld

atexit not called for pythonservice (win32)  (2005-08-24)
       http://python.org/sf/1269051  closed by  loewis

urllib2 bug in proxy auth  (2004-08-26)
       http://python.org/sf/1016563  closed by  birkenfeld

urllib2 parse_http_list wrong return  (2003-05-09)
       http://python.org/sf/735248  closed by  birkenfeld

8-bit string literal with iso8859 coding =&gt; crash  (2004-01-01)
       http://python.org/sf/868864  closed by  loewis

add SHA256/384/512 to lib  (2005-02-16)
       http://python.org/sf/1123660  closed by  birkenfeld

IDNA StreamReader broken  (2005-03-14)
       http://python.org/sf/1163178  closed by  loewis

Large tarfiles cause overflow  (2005-06-06)
       http://python.org/sf/1215928  closed by  birkenfeld

Crash when importing encoded file  (2004-07-14)
       http://python.org/sf/990743  closed by  loewis

xrange() builtin accepts keyword arg silently  (2005-02-09)
       http://python.org/sf/1119418  closed by  birkenfeld

pydoc on cgi.escape lacks info that are in www docs  (2005-07-23)
       http://python.org/sf/1243553  closed by  birkenfeld

"new" not marked as deprecated in the docs  (2005-07-30)
       http://python.org/sf/1247765  closed by  birkenfeld

__new__ is class method  (2005-08-16)
       http://python.org/sf/1261229  closed by  birkenfeld

__new__ is class method  (2005-08-16)
       http://python.org/sf/1261229  closed by  birkenfeld

minidom.py alternate newl support is broken  (2005-08-17)
       http://python.org/sf/1262320  closed by  birkenfeld

Cycle containing a Set is not GC'd [leak]  (2005-08-25)
       http://python.org/sf/1273504  closed by  rhettinger

shelve .sync operation not documented  (2005-07-31)
       http://python.org/sf/1248199  closed by  birkenfeld

Install Error: "cannot compute sizeof (int), 77"  (2005-07-16)
       http://python.org/sf/1239186  closed by  birkenfeld

Encoding memory problem.  (2005-08-26)
       http://python.org/sf/1273892  closed by  doerwalter

Makefile ignores $CPPFLAGS  (2005-08-14)
       http://python.org/sf/1258986  closed by  perky

error converting locale number to decimal  (2005-08-30)
       http://python.org/sf/1276437  closed by  birkenfeld

Decoding with unicode_internal segfaults on UCS-4 builds  (2005-08-03)
       http://python.org/sf/1251300  closed by  doerwalter

dict('') doesn't raise a value error  (2005-08-30)
       http://python.org/sf/1276587  closed by  birkenfeld

Sentence fragment in urlparse documentation  (2005-08-31)
       http://python.org/sf/1277016  closed by  doerwalter

imaplib Imap.select() uses comparison to 'None' for boolean  (2005-08-31)
       http://python.org/sf/1277098  closed by  pierslauder

str.lower() to have an IMPORTANT NOTE or it's for magicians  (2005-05-31)
       http://python.org/sf/1212195  closed by  lemburg

Seg Fault when compiling small program  (2005-04-25)
       http://python.org/sf/1189248  closed by  doerwalter

dl module not installed with 2.2.3  (2003-06-30)
       http://python.org/sf/763007  closed by  birkenfeld

HTMLParser chokes on my.yahoo.com output  (2003-06-26)
       http://python.org/sf/761452  closed by  birkenfeld

invalid syntax in os.walk() first example  (2005-09-01)
       http://python.org/sf/1278906  closed by  rhettinger

RFE Closed

"with self:" statement  (2004-04-01)
       http://python.org/sf/927543  closed by  birkenfeld

Keyword similar to &quot;global&quot; for nested scopes want  (2003-11-23)
       http://python.org/sf/847778  closed by  birkenfeld

add a get() method to sets  (2005-08-29)
       http://python.org/sf/1275677  closed by  rhettinger

pythonw.exe should not flash DOS windows  (2003-12-04)
       http://python.org/sf/853698  closed by  birkenfeld

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