[Python-Dev] Weekly Python Patch/Bug Summary

Kurt B. Kaiser kbk at shore.net
Fri Sep 23 05:21:41 CEST 2005

Patch / Bug Summary

Patches :  337 open ( -6) /  2941 closed (+14) /  3278 total ( +8)
Bugs    :  908 open ( +0) /  5262 closed (+17) /  6170 total (+17)
RFE     :  194 open ( +5) /   187 closed ( +2) /   381 total ( +7)

New / Reopened Patches

use LIST_APPEND opcode for X.append() method calls  (2005-09-16)
       http://python.org/sf/1292625  opened by  Neal Norwitz

python.sty correction - verbatim environment  (2005-09-17)
       http://python.org/sf/1293788  opened by  Wojciech Smigaj

python.sty: \py at sigline correction  (2005-09-17)
       http://python.org/sf/1293790  opened by  Wojciech Smigaj

cjkcodecs does not initialize type pointer  (2005-09-20)
       http://python.org/sf/1297028  opened by  Eric Huss

"Fatal Python error" from cStringIO's writelines  (2005-09-22)
CLOSED http://python.org/sf/1298449  opened by  Andrew Bennetts

Unchecked return value in cStringIO  (2005-09-22)
CLOSED http://python.org/sf/1298499  opened by  Andrew Bennetts

sysmodule.c: realpath() is unsafe  (2005-09-22)
       http://python.org/sf/1298813  opened by  Mihai Ibanescu

vendor-packages directory.  (2005-09-22)
       http://python.org/sf/1298835  opened by  Rich Burridge

Patches Closed

Simple webbrowser fix for netscape -remote  (2004-12-02)
       http://python.org/sf/1077979  closed by  birkenfeld

Replacement for webbrowser.py which has problems.  (2004-05-16)
       http://python.org/sf/954628  closed by  birkenfeld

Multiple webbrowser.py bug fixes / improvements  (2003-04-27)
       http://python.org/sf/728278  closed by  birkenfeld

python -c readlink()s and stat()s '-c'  (2005-02-09)
       http://python.org/sf/1119423  closed by  birkenfeld

Bugfix for dircheck() in Objects/fileobject.c  (2004-04-30)
       http://python.org/sf/944928  closed by  birkenfeld

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

Trivial typo in unicodedata._getcode  (2005-06-03)
       http://python.org/sf/1213831  closed by  loewis

Cache lines in StreamReader.readlines  (2005-08-24)
       http://python.org/sf/1268314  closed by  loewis

locale.getdefaultencoding: LANGUAGE not correctly parsed  (2005-03-20)
       http://python.org/sf/1166938  closed by  doko

locale.getdefaultencoding: precedence of LANGUAGE / LANG  (2005-03-20)
       http://python.org/sf/1166948  closed by  doko

locale: 'utf' is not a known encoding  (2005-03-20)
       http://python.org/sf/1166957  closed by  doko

"Fatal Python error" from cStringIO's writelines  (2005-09-22)
       http://python.org/sf/1298449  closed by  mwh

Unchecked return value in cStringIO  (2005-09-22)
       http://python.org/sf/1298499  closed by  mwh

New / Reopened Bugs

Installation of waste by MacPython installer  (2005-09-15)
CLOSED http://python.org/sf/1291662  opened by  Freek Dijkstra

The _ssl build process for 2.3.5 is broken  (2005-09-16)
       http://python.org/sf/1292634  opened by  Robert Cheung

doctest runner cannot handle non-ascii characters   (2005-09-17)
       http://python.org/sf/1293741  opened by  GRISEL

Distutils writes keywords comma-separated  (2005-09-17)
       http://python.org/sf/1294032  opened by  Martijn Pieters

Error in metaclass search order  (2005-09-18)
       http://python.org/sf/1294232  opened by  Pedro Werneck

email.Parser.FeedParser leak  (2005-09-18)
CLOSED http://python.org/sf/1294453  opened by  George Giannakopoulos

Problems with /usr/lib64 builds.  (2005-09-19)
       http://python.org/sf/1294959  opened by  Sean Reifschneider

termios.c in qnx4.25  (2005-09-19)
       http://python.org/sf/1295179  opened by  kbob_ru

cookielib undefined local variable error  (2005-09-19)
CLOSED http://python.org/sf/1295432  opened by  Yusuke Shinyama

expat symbols should be namespaced in pyexpat  (2005-09-19)
       http://python.org/sf/1295808  opened by  Trent Mick

inspect.getsource() misses single line blocks.   (2005-09-19)
       http://python.org/sf/1295909  opened by  Ron Adam

MemoryError in httplib  (2005-09-20)
       http://python.org/sf/1296004  opened by  Yue Zhang

Python/C API Reference Manual, Boolean Objects  (2005-09-20)
CLOSED http://python.org/sf/1296321  opened by  Li Daobing

expat crash python  (2005-09-20)
       http://python.org/sf/1296433  opened by  Mike Rozhnov

Call by object reference sometimes call by value  (2005-09-20)
       http://python.org/sf/1296434  opened by  Alan G

datetime.replace could take a dict  (2005-09-20)
       http://python.org/sf/1296581  opened by  Tom Lynn

Incorrect return type for search() method  (2005-09-21)
       http://python.org/sf/1297059  opened by  Noah Spurrier

hashable and mutable functions  (2005-09-21)
CLOSED http://python.org/sf/1297986  opened by  ChristianJ

shlex does not support unicode  (2005-09-21)
       http://python.org/sf/1298120  opened by  Wai Yip Tung

_socket module not build under cygwin  (2005-09-22)
       http://python.org/sf/1298709  opened by  Miki Tebeka

MSI installer does not pass values from UI  (2005-09-22)
       http://python.org/sf/1298962  opened by  Matthew Leslie

"Howto RE" link is dead  (2005-09-22)
       http://python.org/sf/1299051  opened by  Macs R We

build fails on Solaris 10 for Objects/complexobject.c  (2005-09-22)
       http://python.org/sf/1299187  opened by  Kenneth Simpson

Tkinter Scale returns only integer from/to values  (2005-09-22)
CLOSED http://python.org/sf/1299520  opened by  Tom Goddard

Bugs Closed

Installation of waste by MacPython installer  (2005-09-15)
       http://python.org/sf/1291662  closed by  jackjansen

_iscommand() in webbrowser module  (2003-02-17)
       http://python.org/sf/687747  closed by  birkenfeld

webbrowser doesn't start default Gnome browser by default  (2005-02-02)
       http://python.org/sf/1114929  closed by  birkenfeld

urllib2 fails its builtin test  (2003-11-18)
       http://python.org/sf/844336  closed by  birkenfeld

test_pwd fails on 64bit system (Opteron)  (2004-11-15)
       http://python.org/sf/1066546  closed by  birkenfeld

Calling builtin function 'eval' from C causes seg fault.  (2004-01-01)
       http://python.org/sf/868706  closed by  birkenfeld

Error in representation of complex numbers(again)  (2005-02-08)
       http://python.org/sf/1118729  closed by  birkenfeld

patch 1079734 broke cgi.FieldStorage w/ multipart post req.  (2005-01-31)
       http://python.org/sf/1112856  closed by  arigo

setup.py imports pwd before it's built if HOME not set  (2003-02-28)
       http://python.org/sf/694812  closed by  birkenfeld

email.Parser.FeedParser leak  (2005-09-18)
       http://python.org/sf/1294453  closed by  montanaro

email.Generator traceback in forwarded msg  (2005-07-12)
       http://python.org/sf/1236906  closed by  bwarsaw

logging.shutdown() not correct for chained handlers  (2005-09-05)
       http://python.org/sf/1282539  closed by  vsajip

cookielib undefined local variable error  (2005-09-19)
       http://python.org/sf/1295432  closed by  birkenfeld

Python/C API Reference Manual, Boolean Objects  (2005-09-20)
       http://python.org/sf/1296321  closed by  birkenfeld

Build issues (lib path) on linux2-x86_64  (2004-03-27)
       http://python.org/sf/924333  closed by  birkenfeld

Finding X11 fails on SuSE Opteron  (2004-01-07)
       http://python.org/sf/872392  closed by  birkenfeld

Building python 2.3.3 RPM on Mandrake 9.2. fails  (2004-04-22)
       http://python.org/sf/939699  closed by  birkenfeld

Tkinter Scale returns only integer from/to values  (2005-09-22)
       http://python.org/sf/1299520  deleted by  tom_goddard

RFE Closed

add dedent() string method  (2005-07-13)
       http://python.org/sf/1237680  closed by  birkenfeld

hashable and mutable functions  (2005-09-21)
       http://python.org/sf/1297986  closed by  rhettinger

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