[Python-Dev] Weekly Python Patch/Bug Summary

Kurt B. Kaiser kbk at shore.net
Wed Feb 22 02:09:20 CET 2006

Patch / Bug Summary

Patches :  385 open (-14) /  3067 closed (+25) /  3452 total (+11)
Bugs    :  864 open (-59) /  5621 closed (+68) /  6485 total ( +9)
RFE     :  211 open ( +2) /   200 closed ( +2) /   411 total ( +4)

New / Reopened Patches

GNU uses double-dashes not single  (2006-02-16)
       http://python.org/sf/1433148  opened by  splitscreen

restrict codec lookup to encodings package  (2006-02-16)
CLOSED http://python.org/sf/1433198  reopened by  lemburg

restrict codec lookup to encodings package  (2006-02-16)
CLOSED http://python.org/sf/1433198  opened by  Guido van Rossum

add on_missing() and default_factory to dict  (2006-02-17)
       http://python.org/sf/1433928  opened by  Guido van Rossum

CHM file contains proprietary link format  (2006-02-18)
       http://python.org/sf/1434298  opened by  Alexander Schremmer

Patch to support lots of file descriptors  (2006-02-19)
       http://python.org/sf/1434657  opened by  Sven Berkvens-Matthijsse

Add copy() method to zlib's compress and decompress objects  (2006-02-20)
       http://python.org/sf/1435422  opened by  Chris AtLee

PEP 343 with statement  (2006-02-21)
       http://python.org/sf/1435715  opened by  mbland

Incremental codecs  (2006-02-21)
       http://python.org/sf/1436130  opened by  Walter Dörwald

fix inplace assignment for immutable sequences  (2006-02-21)
       http://python.org/sf/1436226  opened by  Georg Brandl

Patches Closed

GNU uses double-dashes not single  (2006-02-16)
       http://python.org/sf/1433166  deleted by  gvanrossum

restrict codec lookup to encodings package  (2006-02-16)
       http://python.org/sf/1433198  closed by  lemburg

restrict codec lookup to encodings package  (2006-02-16)
       http://python.org/sf/1433198  closed by  lemburg

use computed goto's in ceval loop  (2006-01-18)
       http://python.org/sf/1408710  closed by  loewis

have SimpleHTTPServer return last-modified headers  (2006-01-28)
       http://python.org/sf/1417555  closed by  birkenfeld

Feed style codec API  (2005-01-12)
       http://python.org/sf/1101097  closed by  lemburg

chunk.py can't handle >2GB chunks  (2005-12-05)
       http://python.org/sf/1373643  closed by  birkenfeld

Fix of bug 1366000  (2005-11-30)
       http://python.org/sf/1370147  closed by  birkenfeld

Optional second argument for startfile  (2005-12-29)
       http://python.org/sf/1393157  closed by  birkenfeld

Clairify docs on reference stealing  (2006-01-26)
       http://python.org/sf/1415507  closed by  birkenfeld

urllib proxy_bypass broken  (2006-02-07)
       http://python.org/sf/1426648  closed by  birkenfeld

Speed up EnumKey call  (2004-06-22)
       http://python.org/sf/977553  closed by  birkenfeld

[PATCH] Bug #1351707  (2005-11-10)
       http://python.org/sf/1352711  closed by  birkenfeld

fileinput patch for bug #1336582  (2005-10-25)
       http://python.org/sf/1337756  closed by  birkenfeld

Fix for int(string, base) wrong answers  (2005-10-22)
       http://python.org/sf/1334979  closed by  birkenfeld

[PATCH] 100x optimization for ngettext  (2005-11-06)
       http://python.org/sf/1349274  closed by  birkenfeld

commands.getstatusoutput()  (2005-11-02)
       http://python.org/sf/1346211  closed by  birkenfeld

two fileinput enhancements (fileno, openhook)  (2005-06-05)
       http://python.org/sf/1215184  closed by  birkenfeld

mode argument for fileinput class  (2005-05-31)
       http://python.org/sf/1212287  closed by  birkenfeld

do not add directory of sys.argv[0] into sys.path  (2004-05-02)
       http://python.org/sf/946373  closed by  gbrandl

prefix and exec_prefix as root dir bug  (2004-04-08)
       http://python.org/sf/931938  closed by  gbrandl

New / Reopened Bugs

optparse docs double-dash confusion  (2006-02-16)
       http://python.org/sf/1432838  opened by  John Veness

Logging hangs thread after detaching a StreamHandler's termi  (2006-02-13)
CLOSED http://python.org/sf/1431253  reopened by  yangzhang

os.path.expandvars sometimes doesn't expand $HOSTNAME  (2006-02-17)
CLOSED http://python.org/sf/1433667  opened by  Doug Fort

normalize function in minidom unlinks empty child nodes  (2006-02-17)
       http://python.org/sf/1433694  opened by  RomanKliotzkin

string parameter to ioctl not null terminated, includes fix  (2006-02-17)
       http://python.org/sf/1433877  opened by  Quentin Barnes

pointer aliasing causes core dump, with workaround  (2006-02-17)
       http://python.org/sf/1433886  opened by  Quentin Barnes

Python crash on __init__/__getattr__/__setattr__ interaction  (2004-04-26)
CLOSED http://python.org/sf/942706  reopened by  hhas

Crash when decoding UTF8  (2006-02-20)
CLOSED http://python.org/sf/1435487  opened by  Viktor Ferenczi

CGIHTTPServer doesn't handle path names with embeded space  (2006-02-21)
       http://python.org/sf/1436206  opened by  Richard Coupland

Bugs Closed

Logging hangs thread after detaching a StreamHandler's termi  (2006-02-14)
       http://python.org/sf/1431253  closed by  vsajip

logging module's setLoggerClass not really working  (2005-09-08)
       http://python.org/sf/1284928  closed by  vsajip

pydoc still doesn't handle lambda well  (2006-02-15)
       http://python.org/sf/1432260  closed by  birkenfeld

smtplib: empty mail addresses  (2006-02-12)
       http://python.org/sf/1430298  closed by  birkenfeld

IMPORT PROBLEM: Local submodule shadows global module  (2006-02-01)
       http://python.org/sf/1421513  closed by  birkenfeld

class dictionary shortcircuits __getattr__  (2006-01-31)
       http://python.org/sf/1419989  closed by  birkenfeld

SimpleHTTPServer doesn't return last-modified headers  (2006-01-28)
       http://python.org/sf/1417554  closed by  birkenfeld

os.path.expandvars sometimes doesn't expand $HOSTNAME  (2006-02-17)
       http://python.org/sf/1433667  closed by  birkenfeld

http response dictionary incomplete  (2006-02-01)
       http://python.org/sf/1421696  closed by  birkenfeld

Bug bz2.BZ2File(...).seek(0,2)  (2005-11-25)
       http://python.org/sf/1366000  closed by  birkenfeld

Incorrect Decimal-float behavior for +  (2005-11-13)
       http://python.org/sf/1355842  closed by  arigo

http auth documentation/implementation conflict  (2005-08-13)
       http://python.org/sf/1258485  closed by  birkenfeld

bsddb.__init__ causes error  (2006-01-04)
       http://python.org/sf/1396678  closed by  birkenfeld

StreamReader.readline doesn't advance on decode errors  (2005-12-13)
       http://python.org/sf/1379393  closed by  birkenfeld

zipimport produces incomplete IOError instances  (2005-11-08)
       http://python.org/sf/1351707  closed by  birkenfeld

zipfile: inserting some filenames produces corrupt .zips  (2006-01-24)
       http://python.org/sf/1413790  closed by  birkenfeld

socketmodule.c compile error using SunPro cc  (2003-10-06)
       http://python.org/sf/818490  closed by  birkenfeld

Python-2.3.3c1, Solaris 2.7: socketmodule does not compile  (2003-12-05)
       http://python.org/sf/854823  closed by  birkenfeld

README build instructions for fpectl  (2004-01-07)
       http://python.org/sf/872175  closed by  birkenfeld

test_fcntl fails on netbsd2  (2005-01-12)
       http://python.org/sf/1101233  closed by  birkenfeld

Python 2.4 and 2.3.5 won't build on OpenBSD 3.7  (2005-11-01)
       http://python.org/sf/1345313  closed by  loewis

getwindowsversion() constants in sys module  (2005-10-10)
       http://python.org/sf/1323369  closed by  gbrandl

No documentation for PyFunction_* (C-Api)  (2004-08-22)
       http://python.org/sf/1013800  closed by  gbrandl

pickle files should be opened in binary mode  (2005-01-14)
       http://python.org/sf/1102649  closed by  gbrandl

os.stat returning a time   (2003-09-22)
       http://python.org/sf/810887  closed by  gbrandl

test_sax fails on python 2.2.3 & patch for regrtest.py  (2003-06-21)
       http://python.org/sf/758504  closed by  gbrandl

a exception ocurrs when compiling a Python file  (2003-12-09)
       http://python.org/sf/856841  closed by  gbrandl

Ms VC 2003 not supported  (2003-06-18)
       http://python.org/sf/756842  closed by  gbrandl

site.py breaks if prefix is empty  (2003-04-01)
       http://python.org/sf/713601  closed by  gbrandl

AESend on Jaguar  (2002-08-14)
       http://python.org/sf/595105  closed by  jackjansen

source files using encoding ./. universal newlines  (2003-07-31)
       http://python.org/sf/780730  closed by  lemburg

Solaris 8 declares gethostname().  (2005-08-12)
       http://python.org/sf/1257687  closed by  gbrandl

httplib.HTTPConnection._send_request header parsing bug  (2003-10-27)
       http://python.org/sf/831271  closed by  gbrandl

Problem with ftplib on HP-UX11i  (2003-09-25)
       http://python.org/sf/812376  closed by  gbrandl

locale.getdefaultlocale doesnt handle all locales gracefully  (2003-09-27)
       http://python.org/sf/813449  closed by  gbrandl

NotImplemented return value misinterpreted in new classes  (2003-11-22)
       http://python.org/sf/847024  closed by  gbrandl

fileinput does not use universal input  (2003-12-15)
       http://python.org/sf/860515  closed by  gbrandl

Cursors not correctly closed after exception.  (2005-05-28)
       http://python.org/sf/1210377  closed by  gbrandl

urllib2 doesn't handle username/password in url  (2004-04-29)
       http://python.org/sf/944396  closed by  gbrandl

urllib2.HTTPBasicAuthHandler problem with [HOST]:[PORT]  (2004-11-29)
       http://python.org/sf/1075427  closed by  gbrandl

urllib.urlopen() fails to raise exception  (2004-05-04)
       http://python.org/sf/947571  closed by  gbrandl

__mul__ taken as __rmul__ for mul-by-int only  (2003-10-25)
       http://python.org/sf/830261  closed by  gbrandl

Python crash on __init__/__getattr__/__setattr__ interaction  (2004-04-26)
       http://python.org/sf/942706  closed by  gbrandl

Error "exec"ing python code  (2005-03-21)
       http://python.org/sf/1167300  closed by  gbrandl

type() and isinstance() do not call __getattribute__  (2005-08-19)
       http://python.org/sf/1263635  closed by  gbrandl

Crash when decoding UTF8  (2006-02-20)
       http://python.org/sf/1435487  closed by  nnorwitz

New / Reopened RFE

Implement preemptive threads in Python  (2006-02-16)
       http://python.org/sf/1432694  reopened by  darkprokoba

Implement preemptive threads in Python  (2006-02-16)
       http://python.org/sf/1432694  opened by  Andrey Petrov

Use new expat version 2.0  (2006-02-17)
       http://python.org/sf/1433435  opened by  Wolfgang Langner

python executable optionally should search script on PATH  (2005-12-13)
       http://python.org/sf/1379573  reopened by  cconrad

Extend pre-allocated integers to cover [0, 255]  (2006-02-21)
       http://python.org/sf/1436243  opened by  Tim Delaney

RFE Closed

Implement preemptive threads in Python  (2006-02-16)
       http://python.org/sf/1432694  closed by  mwh

fileinput/gzip modules should play well  (2002-06-01)
       http://python.org/sf/563141  closed by  birkenfeld

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