[Python-Dev] Weekly Python Patch/Bug Summary

Kurt B. Kaiser kbk at shore.net
Mon Mar 12 01:27:51 CET 2007

Patch / Bug Summary

Patches :  380 open (-36) /  3658 closed (+65) /  4038 total (+29)
Bugs    :  965 open ( -9) /  6555 closed (+35) /  7520 total (+26)
RFE     :  272 open ( +4) /   253 closed ( +2) /   525 total ( +6)

New / Reopened Patches

Extension documentation for subclasses  (2007-03-01)
CLOSED http://python.org/sf/1671450  opened by  Pete Shinners

MultiCall bug crashing the config dialog  (2007-03-02)
CLOSED http://python.org/sf/1672481  opened by  Tal Einat

urllib2 requests history + HEAD support  (2007-03-03)
       http://python.org/sf/1673007  opened by  KDanilov aka koder

README update: Bash default on ac OS X  (2007-03-03)
CLOSED http://python.org/sf/1673121  opened by  Witten

Mac OS X: libtool  (2007-03-03)
       http://python.org/sf/1673122  opened by  Witten

change repr(...) from 'Ellipsis' to '...'  (2007-03-04)
CLOSED http://python.org/sf/1673355  opened by  John Reese

Identify modules to be built and not built  (2007-03-04)
CLOSED http://python.org/sf/1673619  opened by  Skip Montanaro

'G' formatting doesn't catch same errors as 'g'  (2007-03-04)
       http://python.org/sf/1673759  opened by  Eric V. Smith

Identify modules which couldn't be built  (2007-03-04)
CLOSED http://python.org/sf/1673619  reopened by  loewis

sq_ass_slice ignored if  sq_slice not defined  (2007-03-05)
CLOSED http://python.org/sf/1674228  opened by  ?iga Seilnacht

Epoll wrapper  (2007-03-06)
       http://python.org/sf/1675118  opened by  TH

Draft implementation for PEP 364  (2007-03-06)
       http://python.org/sf/1675334  opened by  Barry A. Warsaw

PEP 3114 -- next() -> __next__()  (2007-03-07)
       http://python.org/sf/1675363  opened by  Georg Brandl

Make PyComplex_AsCComplex use __complex__  (2007-03-07)
       http://python.org/sf/1675423  opened by  Mark Dickinson

Zipfile tweaks and test coverage improvement  (2007-03-06)
       http://python.org/sf/1675424  opened by  Alan McIntyre

Use getaddrinfo() in urllib2.py for IPv6 support  (2007-03-07)
       http://python.org/sf/1675455  opened by  David Cantrell

Refactor test_pty.py to use unittest.  (2007-03-06)
CLOSED http://python.org/sf/1675471  opened by  Jerry Seutter

[gzip] Performance for small reads and fix seek problem  (2007-03-07)
       http://python.org/sf/1675951  opened by  Florian Festi

Remove dead code in typeobject's type_new()  (2007-03-07)
CLOSED http://python.org/sf/1675981  opened by  ?iga Seilnacht

Remove trailing slash from --prefix  (2007-03-07)
       http://python.org/sf/1676135  opened by  Björn Lindqvist

New File I/O type for Python 3000, plus .h and unit tests  (2007-02-28)
CLOSED http://python.org/sf/1671314  reopened by  collinwinter

Add a PeriodicTimer to threading  (2007-03-08)
       http://python.org/sf/1676820  opened by  Björn Lindqvist

Adding timeout to socket.py and httplib.py  (2007-03-08)
       http://python.org/sf/1676823  opened by  Facundo Batista

Refactor test_popen2.py to use unittest.  (2007-03-08)
       http://python.org/sf/1676994  opened by  Jerry Seutter

Support CREATE_SUSPENDED flag in subprocess.py for Win32  (2007-03-09)
       http://python.org/sf/1677688  opened by  Chris Heller

site.py small ?bug fix | change?  (2007-03-10)
       http://python.org/sf/1677862  opened by  KDanilov aka koder

Efficient reverse line iterator   (2007-03-10)
       http://python.org/sf/1677872  opened by  Mark Russell

Removal of Tuple Parameter Unpacking [PEP3113]  (2007-03-10)
       http://python.org/sf/1678060  opened by  Tony Lownds

improve telnetlib.Telnet so option negotiation becomes easie  (2007-03-10)
       http://python.org/sf/1678077  opened by  Björn Lindqvist

Refactor test_operations.py to use unittest.  (2007-03-10)
       http://python.org/sf/1678088  opened by  Jerry Seutter

Adding a testcase for the bug in find_longest_match  (2007-03-11)
       http://python.org/sf/1678339  opened by  Denys Rtveliashvili

A fix for the bug #1528074 [warning: quite slow]  (2007-03-11)
       http://python.org/sf/1678345  opened by  Denys Rtveliashvili

Patches Closed

Extension documentation for subclasses  (2007-03-01)
       http://python.org/sf/1671450  closed by  gbrandl

MultiCall bug crashing the config dialog  (2007-03-02)
       http://python.org/sf/1672481  closed by  gbrandl

README update: Bash default on Mac OS X  (2007-03-03)
       http://python.org/sf/1673121  closed by  gbrandl

change repr(...) from 'Ellipsis' to '...'  (2007-03-04)
       http://python.org/sf/1673355  closed by  gvanrossum

Use a set to keep interned strings  (2006-06-16)
       http://python.org/sf/1507011  closed by  loewis

Add support for the If-Modified-Since header  (2006-03-04)
       http://python.org/sf/1442867  closed by  loewis

N-d array interface for array object  (2006-03-18)
       http://python.org/sf/1452906  closed by  loewis

Fix for win32 proxy bypass support (no_proxy) in urllib(2)  (2005-03-01)
       http://python.org/sf/1154227  closed by  loewis

Names conflict with QT (on linux)  (2005-03-08)
       http://python.org/sf/1158926  closed by  loewis

PYTHONBYTECODEBASE patch (PEP 304)  (2003-01-29)
       http://python.org/sf/677103  closed by  loewis

Identify modules which couldn't be built  (2007-03-04)
       http://python.org/sf/1673619  closed by  montanaro

Identify modules which couldn't be built  (2007-03-04)
       http://python.org/sf/1673619  closed by  loewis

sq_ass_slice ignored if  sq_slice not defined  (2007-03-05)
       http://python.org/sf/1674228  closed by  gbrandl

Add syntax for dynamic attribute access  (2007-02-11)
       http://python.org/sf/1657573  closed by  bennorth

ZipFile.open - read-only file-like obj for files in archive  (2005-02-12)
       http://python.org/sf/1121142  closed by  loewis

2 Tools for easy inter-thread communication->Queue,threading  (2006-03-20)
       http://python.org/sf/1454452  closed by  loewis

Patch to implement PEP 351  (2005-10-23)
       http://python.org/sf/1335812  closed by  bwarsaw

PEP 343 implementation  (2005-07-11)
       http://python.org/sf/1235943  closed by  gbrandl

Fix for #947380 - sys.path is wrong on windows sometimes  (2004-05-04)
       http://python.org/sf/947386  closed by  zseil

enable "python -m doctest FILE" to run tests in FILE  (2007-02-19)
       http://python.org/sf/1663234  closed by  gbrandl

small sanity checks for user-defined mros  (2005-03-15)
       http://python.org/sf/1163731  closed by  loewis

add None values in SimpleXMLRPCServer  (2006-12-18)
       http://python.org/sf/1618485  closed by  collinwinter

HTMLParser should support entities in attributes  (2004-03-09)
       http://python.org/sf/912410  closed by  loewis

Little (improvement and standarization) to asyncore.  (2004-03-11)
       http://python.org/sf/914096  closed by  josiahcarlson

gzip.GzipFile to accept stream as fileobj.  (2004-03-11)
       http://python.org/sf/914340  closed by  gbrandl

operator.c slice functions need to parse ssize_t  (2007-02-07)
       http://python.org/sf/1654417  closed by  gbrandl

ConfigParser getboolean() consistency  (2007-01-28)
       http://python.org/sf/1646432  closed by  gbrandl

clarify comparison return values  (2006-11-24)
       http://python.org/sf/1602128  closed by  gbrandl

Fix to the long("123\0", 10) problem  (2007-01-18)
       http://python.org/sf/1638879  closed by  gbrandl

Implementation of PEP 362  (2006-08-22)
       http://python.org/sf/1544909  closed by  bcannon

Improved profiler  (2005-06-01)
       http://python.org/sf/1212837  closed by  arigo

fix bug #670311: sys.exit and PYTHONINSPECT  (2003-03-04)
       http://python.org/sf/697613  closed by  gbrandl

Fix strange warnings from interpreter if PYTHONSTARTUP used  (2003-03-14)
       http://python.org/sf/703779  closed by  gbrandl

glob doesn't return unicode with no dir in unicode filename  (2004-08-01)
       http://python.org/sf/1001604  closed by  gbrandl

dircache fix; raise like os.listdir, plus optimization  (2004-07-25)
       http://python.org/sf/997726  closed by  gbrandl

Refactor test_pty.py to use unittest.  (2007-03-07)
       http://python.org/sf/1675471  closed by  gbrandl

More precise realm parsing in AbstractBasicAuthHandler  (2003-09-25)
       http://python.org/sf/812285  closed by  gbrandl

Add a test suite for unittest  (2006-09-01)
       http://python.org/sf/1550272  closed by  gbrandl

Fix numerous bugs in unittest  (2006-09-01)
       http://python.org/sf/1550273  closed by  gbrandl

unittest.py: Custom TestRunners and --verbose  (2003-08-13)
       http://python.org/sf/787789  closed by  gbrandl

set comprehensions  (2006-08-29)
       http://python.org/sf/1548388  closed by  gbrandl

ConfigParser to save with order  (2006-01-07)
       http://python.org/sf/1399309  closed by  facundobatista

Remove dead code in typeobject's type_new()  (2007-03-07)
       http://python.org/sf/1675981  closed by  zseil

Fixes SocketServer Bug 1531963  (2006-08-22)
       http://python.org/sf/1545011  closed by  collinwinter

Unification of list-comp and for syntax  (2006-05-21)
       http://python.org/sf/1492509  closed by  collinwinter

Complex representation  (2006-05-19)
       http://python.org/sf/1491866  closed by  collinwinter

Remove operator.truth() and operator.abs()  (2006-07-13)
       http://python.org/sf/1522059  closed by  collinwinter

XML Test Runner for unittest module  (2006-07-14)
       http://python.org/sf/1522704  closed by  collinwinter

New File I/O type for Python 3000, plus .h and unit tests  (2007-02-28)
       http://python.org/sf/1671314  closed by  collinwinter

New File I/O type for Python 3000, plus .h and unit tests  (2007-02-28)
       http://python.org/sf/1671314  closed by  gvanrossum

ast branch changed interactive module name  (2006-06-25)
       http://python.org/sf/1512007  closed by  collinwinter

Patch for bug #1380970  (2006-01-25)
       http://python.org/sf/1414934  closed by  collinwinter

email.utils.parsedate documentation  (2007-01-19)
       http://python.org/sf/1639973  closed by  collinwinter

Module fixedlenfields for standard lib  (2005-11-29)
       http://python.org/sf/1369028  closed by  collinwinter

don't use '-' and '_' in mkstemp  (2007-02-25)
       http://python.org/sf/1668482  closed by  collinwinter

Strobe Timer for guis  (2005-09-26)
       http://python.org/sf/1304895  closed by  collinwinter

Fix for bug 494589  (2002-12-25)
       http://python.org/sf/658599  closed by  nnorwitz

Support of HTTP_REFERER in CGIHTTPServer.py  (2006-05-03)
       http://python.org/sf/1481079  closed by  collinwinter

Improves an error message from setattr  (2006-06-26)
       http://python.org/sf/1512942  closed by  collinwinter

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

TCPServer option to bind and activate  (2006-11-20)
       http://python.org/sf/1599845  closed by  collinwinter

os.py: base class _Environ on dict instead of UserDict  (2005-01-02)
       http://python.org/sf/1094387  closed by  collinwinter

Add missing types to __builtin__  (2004-08-16)
       http://python.org/sf/1009811  closed by  collinwinter

Patch for 1115886 - splitext incorrectly handles filenames l  (2006-03-31)
       http://python.org/sf/1462106  closed by  loewis

New / Reopened Bugs

python code fails with "MemoryError" on HP-UX 11.11 PA_RISC   (2007-03-01)
CLOSED http://python.org/sf/1671411  opened by  shashi

test_mailbox is hanging while doing gmake test on HP-UX v3  (2007-03-01)
       http://python.org/sf/1671676  opened by  shashi

shutil.copy2 modifies decimal part of last modification time  (2007-03-01)
CLOSED http://python.org/sf/1671965  opened by  Guy Dalberto

cPickle can pickle, but cannot unpickle on 64bit machines  (2007-03-02)
       http://python.org/sf/1672332  opened by  Bartlomiej Ogryczak

Building python 2.5 for AMD64 (windows) and VS2005  (2007-03-02)
       http://python.org/sf/1672336  opened by  fred2k

datetime.fromtimestamp fails with negative fractional times  (2007-01-28)
CLOSED http://python.org/sf/1646728  reopened by  gvanrossum

silent error in email.message.Message.get_payload  (2007-03-02)
       http://python.org/sf/1672568  opened by  Renaud Blanch

Error reading files larger than 4GB  (2007-03-03)
       http://python.org/sf/1672853  opened by  Case Van Horsen

date-datetime comparison doesn't work  (2007-03-04)
       http://python.org/sf/1673403  opened by  Jon Ribbens

None-datetime comparison doesn't work  (2007-03-04)
CLOSED http://python.org/sf/1673405  opened by  Jon Ribbens

datetime module missing some important methods  (2007-03-04)
       http://python.org/sf/1673409  opened by  Jon Ribbens

string and unicode formatting are missing a test for "G"  (2007-03-04)
       http://python.org/sf/1673757  opened by  Eric V. Smith

2.4.4 Logging LogRecord attributes broken  (2007-02-26)
CLOSED http://python.org/sf/1669498  reopened by  murrayg

Unicode xmlcharrefreplace produces backslash not xml style.  (2007-03-05)
CLOSED http://python.org/sf/1674223  opened by  Stanley Sokolow

execfile() response to syntax errors  (2007-03-05)
CLOSED http://python.org/sf/1674503  opened by  Jonathan Griffitts

Python 2.5 testsuite sys.path contains system dirs  (2007-03-06)
       http://python.org/sf/1674555  opened by  Theodoros V. Kalamatianos

Redirect cause invalid descriptor error  (2007-03-06)
       http://python.org/sf/1675026  opened by  Jean-Marc Ranger

Python still uses broken -xcode option on Solaris/x86  (2007-03-07)
       http://python.org/sf/1675511  opened by  Carson Gaspar

random.randint fails on lists  (2007-03-07)
CLOSED http://python.org/sf/1675516  opened by  sardonics

setup.py LDFLAGS regexp is wrong  (2007-03-07)
       http://python.org/sf/1675533  opened by  Carson Gaspar

Python2.5 can't read a (complex) pickle build by python2.4  (2007-03-07)
       http://python.org/sf/1675967  opened by  Michael Vogt

Problem linking to readline lib on x86(64) Solaris  (2007-03-07)
       http://python.org/sf/1676121  opened by  Alexander Belopolsky

scheduler.empty() in module sched appears broken  (2007-03-08)
CLOSED http://python.org/sf/1676321  opened by  Mark

Stdlib reference is in italics  (2007-03-08)
CLOSED http://python.org/sf/1676656  opened by  Björn Lindqvist

Complex OverflowError has a typo  (2007-03-09)
CLOSED http://python.org/sf/1676971  opened by  John Dong

test_timeout refactoring  (2007-03-10)
       http://python.org/sf/1677694  opened by  Björn Lindqvist

zlib.crc32() not cross-platform  (2007-03-10)
       http://python.org/sf/1678102  opened by  Ben Collver

0.0 and -0.0 identified, with surprising results  (2007-03-11)
       http://python.org/sf/1678380  reopened by  marketdickinson

0.0 and -0.0 identified, with surprising results  (2007-03-11)
       http://python.org/sf/1678380  opened by  Mark Dickinson

StringIO / cStringIO inconsistency with unicode  (2007-03-11)
CLOSED http://python.org/sf/1678411  opened by  Armin Rigo

Weird behavior Exception with unicode string  (2007-03-11)
       http://python.org/sf/1678647  opened by  Leandro Lucarella

Bugs Closed

python code fails with "MemoryError" on HP-UX 11.11 PA_RISC   (2007-03-01)
       http://python.org/sf/1671411  closed by  loewis

Python needs a way to detect implementation  (2007-02-27)
       http://python.org/sf/1669743  closed by  loewis

Pydoc sets choices for doc locations incorrectly  (2007-01-05)
       http://python.org/sf/1628895  closed by  gbrandl

shutil.copy2 modifies decimal part of last modification time  (2007-03-01)
       http://python.org/sf/1671965  closed by  loewis

datetime.fromtimestamp fails with negative fractional times  (2007-01-29)
       http://python.org/sf/1646728  closed by  gbrandl

datetime.fromtimestamp fails with negative fractional times  (2007-01-28)
       http://python.org/sf/1646728  closed by  gvanrossum

Clarify PyMem_Realloc and PyMem_Resize docs  (2007-02-26)
       http://python.org/sf/1669304  closed by  gbrandl

PyMem_Realloc docs don't specifiy out-of-mem behavior  (2007-02-24)
       http://python.org/sf/1668032  closed by  gbrandl

PyMem_Resize docs don't specify that it modifies an argument  (2007-02-24)
       http://python.org/sf/1668036  closed by  gbrandl

None-datetime comparison doesn't work  (2007-03-04)
       http://python.org/sf/1673405  closed by  tim_one

2.4.4 Logging LogRecord attributes broken  (2007-02-26)
       http://python.org/sf/1669498  closed by  vsajip

Unicode xmlcharrefreplace produces backslash not xml style.  (2007-03-05)
       http://python.org/sf/1674223  closed by  doerwalter

curses should reset curses.{COLS,LINES} when term. resized  (2007-01-12)
       http://python.org/sf/1633621  closed by  doerwalter

execfile() response to syntax errors  (2007-03-05)
       http://python.org/sf/1674503  closed by  gbrandl

PyType_IsSubtype segfaults  (2007-02-19)
       http://python.org/sf/1663392  closed by  sf-robot

sys.path is wrong in some cases  (2004-05-04)
       http://python.org/sf/947380  closed by  gbrandl

inspect.getargspec() fails with keyword-only arguments  (2007-02-25)
       http://python.org/sf/1668565  closed by  bcannon

os.path.splitext don't handle unix hidden file correctly  (2005-02-04)
       http://python.org/sf/1115886  closed by  loewis

sys.exit and PYTHONINSPECT  (2003-01-18)
       http://python.org/sf/670311  closed by  gbrandl

-xcode=pic32 option is not supported on Solaris x86 Sun C  (2006-09-19)
       http://python.org/sf/1561333  closed by  gbrandl

random.randint fails on lists  (2007-03-07)
       http://python.org/sf/1675516  closed by  quiver

document that shutil.copyfileobj does not seek()  (2007-02-26)
       http://python.org/sf/1669331  closed by  gbrandl

shutil.copyfileobj description is incomplete  (2007-02-10)
       http://python.org/sf/1656578  closed by  gbrandl

Enhance and correct unittest's docs (redux)  (2006-09-01)
       http://python.org/sf/1550263  closed by  gbrandl

Handle: class MyTest(unittest.TestSuite)  (2004-01-16)
       http://python.org/sf/878275  closed by  gbrandl

scheduler.empty() in module sched appears broken  (2007-03-08)
       http://python.org/sf/1676321  closed by  rhettinger

Stdlib reference is in italics  (2007-03-08)
       http://python.org/sf/1676656  closed by  gbrandl

evaluated code filename changed to <module> instead of ?  (2006-06-29)
       http://python.org/sf/1514617  closed by  collinwinter

make_table in difflib does not work with unicode  (2007-01-17)
       http://python.org/sf/1637850  closed by  rhettinger

Complex OverflowError has a typo  (2007-03-08)
       http://python.org/sf/1676971  closed by  nnorwitz

documentation of email.utils.parsedate is confusing  (2007-01-06)
       http://python.org/sf/1629566  closed by  collinwinter

ctypes.string_at(buf, 0) is seen as zero-terminated-string  (2007-01-28)
       http://python.org/sf/1646630  closed by  theller

test_logging fails with reference count-checking enabled  (2006-07-04)
       http://python.org/sf/1516995  closed by  vsajip

ctypes.Structure formal parameter dies given tuple  (2007-02-03)
       http://python.org/sf/1651235  closed by  theller

SocketServer.TCPServer returns different ports  (2006-07-31)
       http://python.org/sf/1531963  closed by  collinwinter

Nested class __name__  (2002-11-05)
       http://python.org/sf/633930  closed by  gvanrossum

SocketServer allow_reuse_address checked in constructor  (2006-11-13)
       http://python.org/sf/1595742  closed by  collinwinter

StringIO / cStringIO inconsistency with unicode  (2007-03-11)
       http://python.org/sf/1678411  closed by  arigo

New / Reopened RFE

add identity function  (2007-03-04)
       http://python.org/sf/1673203  opened by  paul rubin

Make threading.Event().wait(timeout=3) return isSet  (2007-03-05)
       http://python.org/sf/1674032  opened by  David Fraser

funcName and module incorrectly reported in logging  (2007-03-05)
CLOSED http://python.org/sf/1674315  opened by  Michael Garvin

RFE Closed

funcName and module incorrectly reported in logging  (2007-03-05)
       http://python.org/sf/1674315  closed by  gbrandl

Interpreter should be interruptable everywhere  (2004-10-08)
       http://python.org/sf/1043446  closed by  rhettinger

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