[Python-Dev] Weekly Python Patch/Bug Summary

Kurt B. Kaiser kbk at shore.net
Sat Mar 17 05:54:46 CET 2007

Patch / Bug Summary

Patches :  342 open (-38) /  3712 closed (+54) /  4054 total (+16)
Bugs    :  951 open (-14) /  6588 closed (+33) /  7539 total (+19)
RFE     :  257 open (-15) /   266 closed (+13) /   523 total ( -2)

New / Reopened Patches

ftp.python.org does not exist anymore  (2007-03-12)
CLOSED http://python.org/sf/1678662  opened by  Björn Lindqvist

fix a bug mixing up 0.0 and-0.0  (2007-03-11)
       http://python.org/sf/1678668  opened by  Alex Martelli

Allow "datetime in date"  (2007-03-12)
CLOSED http://python.org/sf/1679204  opened by  Collin Winter

Documentation for fnmatch.translate()  (2007-03-12)
CLOSED http://python.org/sf/1679379  opened by  Björn Lindqvist

__slots__ tuple modified inplace if it contains unicode name  (2007-03-13)
CLOSED http://python.org/sf/1680015  opened by  ?iga Seilnacht

CGIHTTPServer doesn't handle path names with embeded space  (2006-08-06)
       http://python.org/sf/1535504  reopened by  htgoebel

Add tests for pipes module (test_pipes)  (2007-03-14)
       http://python.org/sf/1680959  opened by  Alan McIntyre

remove sys.exitfunc, rewrite atexit in C  (2007-03-14)
       http://python.org/sf/1680961  opened by  Georg Brandl

Use "alive" instead of "active" in the docs for threading  (2007-03-14)
CLOSED http://python.org/sf/1680978  opened by  Björn Lindqvist

binary and new-style octal literals  (2007-03-14)
       http://python.org/sf/1681002  opened by  Thomas Wouters

PEP 3115 patch  (2007-03-14)
       http://python.org/sf/1681101  opened by  Guido van Rossum

Patch for [ 1603150 ] wave module forgets to close...  (2007-03-15)
CLOSED http://python.org/sf/1681153  opened by  Patricio Olivares

email.header unicode fix  (2007-03-15)
       http://python.org/sf/1681333  opened by  Tokio Kikuchi

Add triangular distribution to random  (2007-03-15)
       http://python.org/sf/1681432  opened by  Wladmir

splitext of dotfiles, incl backwards compat and migration  (2007-03-16)
       http://python.org/sf/1681842  opened by  Stephen Hansen

Patches Closed

Patch to 742342 Crash on recursive reload  (2004-03-23)
       http://python.org/sf/922167  closed by  collinwinter

add optional CWD argument to os.path.abspath()  (2003-01-30)
       http://python.org/sf/677890  closed by  collinwinter

ftp.python.org does not exist anymore  (2007-03-11)
       http://python.org/sf/1678662  closed by  collinwinter

fix for external test regression in test.regrtest  (2003-09-17)
       http://python.org/sf/808210  closed by  collinwinter

urllib2.URLError don't calll IOError.__init__  (2003-10-02)
       http://python.org/sf/816787  closed by  collinwinter

Refactor test_threadedtempfile.py to use unittest.  (2007-02-28)
       http://python.org/sf/1670993  closed by  collinwinter

urllib2.urlopen() raises OSError instead of URLError  (2007-02-24)
       http://python.org/sf/1668100  closed by  gbrandl

site.py small ?bug fix | change?  (2007-03-10)
       http://python.org/sf/1677862  closed by  loewis

adding __dir__  (2006-11-06)
       http://python.org/sf/1591665  closed by  gbrandl

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

Add current dir when running try_run test program  (2005-03-21)
       http://python.org/sf/1168055  closed by  collinwinter

Allow "datetime in date"  (2007-03-12)
       http://python.org/sf/1679204  closed by  collinwinter

Documentation for fnmatch.translate()  (2007-03-12)
       http://python.org/sf/1679379  closed by  gbrandl

comments to clarify complexobject.c  (2007-01-23)
       http://python.org/sf/1642844  closed by  gbrandl

Fix for bugs relating to ntpath.expanduser()  (2004-05-20)
       http://python.org/sf/957650  closed by  gbrandl

Add %var% support to ntpath.expandvars  (2006-10-10)
       http://python.org/sf/1574252  closed by  gbrandl

CSV DictWriter Errors  (2007-01-15)
       http://python.org/sf/1635454  closed by  gbrandl

test_cmd_line fails on Windows  (2006-09-15)
       http://python.org/sf/1559413  closed by  loewis

Performance enhancements.  (2006-09-09)
       http://python.org/sf/1555098  closed by  gbrandl

Tweak pydoc to speak about with and CONTEXTMANAGERS  (2006-08-18)
       http://python.org/sf/1542681  closed by  gbrandl

Fix building the source within exec_prefix  (2006-10-03)
       http://python.org/sf/1569798  closed by  gbrandl

email.message.py charset can be unicode instance  (2006-03-14)
       http://python.org/sf/1449244  closed by  loewis

Allow __class __ assignment for classes with __slots__  (2006-12-28)
       http://python.org/sf/1623563  closed by  zseil

__slots__ tuple modified inplace if it contains unicode name  (2007-03-13)
       http://python.org/sf/1680015  closed by  zseil

ConfigParser does not quote %  (2007-01-15)
       http://python.org/sf/1635639  closed by  gbrandl

Allow textwrap to preserve leading and trailing whitespace  (2006-10-20)
       http://python.org/sf/1581073  closed by  gbrandl

posix.readlink doesn't use filesystemencoding  (2006-10-19)
       http://python.org/sf/1580674  closed by  gbrandl

Make Imap Error more helpful  (2006-11-29)
       http://python.org/sf/1605192  closed by  gbrandl

option to leave tempfile.NamedTemporaryFile around on close  (2006-08-10)
       http://python.org/sf/1537850  closed by  gbrandl

Let timeit accept functions  (2006-08-03)
       http://python.org/sf/1533909  closed by  gbrandl

pydoc render_doc  (2006-07-28)
       http://python.org/sf/1530482  closed by  gbrandl

Switch syntax (partial PEP 275)  (2006-06-11)
       http://python.org/sf/1504199  closed by  gbrandl

Patch for bug #931877  Segfault in object_reduce_ex  (2006-04-01)
       http://python.org/sf/1462488  closed by  zseil

Remove sys.exitfunc  (2006-07-03)
       http://python.org/sf/1516375  closed by  gbrandl

Patch to commands.py to enable callback support   (2006-07-05)
       http://python.org/sf/1517586  closed by  gbrandl

Remove deprecated functions from operator  (2006-07-03)
       http://python.org/sf/1516309  closed by  collinwinter

Adding support for _Bool to ctypes as c_bool  (2007-01-31)
       http://python.org/sf/1649190  closed by  theller

kwdargs for compile/__import__  (2006-03-07)
       http://python.org/sf/1444529  closed by  gbrandl

Add restart debugger command to pdb.py  (2005-12-30)
       http://python.org/sf/1393667  closed by  gbrandl

httplib error handling and HTTP/0.9 fix  (2005-10-04)
       http://python.org/sf/1312980  closed by  gbrandl

assert for NULL in Py_INCREF Py_DECREF  (2006-07-06)
       http://python.org/sf/1517947  closed by  gbrandl

pdb: fix for  1326406 (import  __main__ pdb failure)  (2006-02-11)
       http://python.org/sf/1429539  closed by  gbrandl

pydoc requires o.__nonzero__() == True  (2005-05-03)
       http://python.org/sf/1194449  closed by  gbrandl

binascii.b2a_qp does not handle binary data correctly  (2005-04-18)
       http://python.org/sf/1185447  closed by  gbrandl

Fix for 767111, 'AttributeError thrown by urllib.open_http'  (2007-02-25)
       http://python.org/sf/1668132  closed by  gbrandl

Use "alive" instead of "active" in the docs for threading  (2007-03-14)
       http://python.org/sf/1680978  closed by  gbrandl

Patch for [ 1603150 ] wave module forgets to close...  (2007-03-15)
       http://python.org/sf/1681153  closed by  gbrandl

Add Thread.isActive()  (2005-01-23)
       http://python.org/sf/1107656  closed by  gbrandl

Refactor test_popen2.py to use unittest.  (2007-03-09)
       http://python.org/sf/1676994  closed by  collinwinter

debugger ``condition`` and ``ignore`` exception handling  (2005-04-29)
       http://python.org/sf/1192590  closed by  collinwinter

new function: os.path.relpath  (2005-10-27)
       http://python.org/sf/1339796  closed by  collinwinter

Fix error/crash in AST: syntaxerror in complex ifs  (2007-01-23)
       http://python.org/sf/1642547  closed by  collinwinter

release lock on exception in threading.Thread.join()  (2005-07-18)
       http://python.org/sf/1240614  closed by  nnorwitz

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

New / Reopened Bugs

Lots of errors reported by valgrind in 2.4.4 and 2.5  (2007-01-05)
CLOSED http://python.org/sf/1629158  opened by  Anton Tropashko

dead link in tkinter documentation  (2007-03-11)
       http://python.org/sf/1678710  opened by  Ben Collver

Lib/io.py open uses unset "bs"  (2007-03-12)
       http://python.org/sf/1679498  opened by  Jim Jewett

error in the sys module documentation  (2007-03-13)
CLOSED http://python.org/sf/1679652  opened by  David Fillinger

"my" should be "may"  (2007-03-13)
CLOSED http://python.org/sf/1679784  opened by  edward

Importing SystemRandom wastes entropy.  (2007-03-13)
CLOSED http://python.org/sf/1680034  reopened by  stephent98

Importing SystemRandom wastes entropy.  (2007-03-13)
CLOSED http://python.org/sf/1680034  opened by  Steve Tyler

Misleading exception from unicode.__contains__  (2007-03-13)
       http://python.org/sf/1680159  opened by  Jan Hudec

urllib.urlopen() raises AttributeError  (2007-03-14)
CLOSED http://python.org/sf/1680230  opened by  Björn Lindqvist

httplib fails to parse response on HEAD request  (2007-03-13)
CLOSED http://python.org/sf/1680312  opened by  Patrick Altman

execfile locks file forever if there are any syntax errors  (2007-03-14)
CLOSED http://python.org/sf/1681020  opened by  virwen

webbrowser priorities  (2007-03-15)
CLOSED http://python.org/sf/1681228  opened by  Lukas Lalinsky

WindowsError in webbrowser.open  (2007-03-15)
CLOSED http://python.org/sf/1681248  opened by  Lukas Lalinsky

Python and Indeterminate Forms (Math)  (2007-03-15)
       http://python.org/sf/1681671  opened by  jehahn

subprocess.Popen fails with socket._fileobject on Windows  (2007-03-15)
       http://python.org/sf/1681674  opened by  Hartmut Goebel

too long string causes segmentation fault  (2007-03-16)
       http://python.org/sf/1681762  opened by  L

mkdtemp fails on Windows if username has non-ASCII character  (2007-03-16)
       http://python.org/sf/1681974  opened by  Markus Niemistö

unittest documentation is incomplete  (2007-03-16)
       http://python.org/sf/1681984  opened by  STINNER Victor

[PATCH] TypeError swallowing in UNPACK_SEQUENCE opcode  (2007-03-16)
       http://python.org/sf/1682205  opened by  Piet Delport

Problems with urllib2 read()  (2007-03-16)
       http://python.org/sf/1682241  opened by  Lucas Malor

docutils clarification request for "rest"  (2007-03-16)
       http://python.org/sf/1682403  opened by  j vickroy

Bugs Closed

Lots of errors reported by valgrind in 2.4.4 and 2.5  (2007-01-06)
       http://python.org/sf/1629158  closed by  loewis

absolute import patch breaks external users of test.regrtest  (2003-08-31)
       http://python.org/sf/798274  closed by  collinwinter

email._parseaddr AddrlistClass bug  (2007-01-06)
       http://python.org/sf/1629369  closed by  bwarsaw

Weird behavior Exception with unicode string  (2007-03-12)
       http://python.org/sf/1678647  closed by  gbrandl

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

Python crashes if recursively reloading modules  (2003-05-23)
       http://python.org/sf/742342  closed by  collinwinter

inspect trouble when source file changes  (2007-01-05)
       http://python.org/sf/1628987  closed by  collinwinter

fnmatch.translate undocumented  (2007-01-08)
       http://python.org/sf/1630844  closed by  gbrandl

Install fails with no error  (2007-02-24)
       http://python.org/sf/1667877  closed by  sf-robot

Urllib2.urlopen() raises OSError w/bad HTTP Location header  (2006-11-07)
       http://python.org/sf/1591774  closed by  gbrandl

error in the sys module documentation  (2007-03-13)
       http://python.org/sf/1679652  closed by  gbrandl

Exception when compressing certain data with bz2  (2006-12-27)
       http://python.org/sf/1622896  closed by  gbrandl

"my" should be "may"  (2007-03-13)
       http://python.org/sf/1679784  closed by  gbrandl

Importing SystemRandom wastes entropy.  (2007-03-13)
       http://python.org/sf/1680034  closed by  rhettinger

Importing SystemRandom wastes entropy.  (2007-03-13)
       http://python.org/sf/1680034  closed by  gbrandl

typo in encoding name in email package  (2006-09-12)
       http://python.org/sf/1556895  closed by  bwarsaw

pdb breaks programs which import from __main__  (2005-10-14)
       http://python.org/sf/1326406  closed by  gbrandl

ntpath.expanduser() is still wrong  (2003-08-27)
       http://python.org/sf/796219  closed by  gbrandl

binascii.b2a_qp oddities  (2004-12-14)
       http://python.org/sf/1085283  closed by  gbrandl

urllib.urlopen() raises AttributeError  (2007-03-13)
       http://python.org/sf/1680230  closed by  gbrandl

httplib fails to parse response on HEAD request  (2007-03-14)
       http://python.org/sf/1680312  closed by  gbrandl

email.header decode within word  (2006-10-22)
       http://python.org/sf/1582282  closed by  bwarsaw

AttributeError thrown by urllib.open_http  (2003-07-07)
       http://python.org/sf/767111  closed by  gbrandl

urllib.py: AttributeError on BadStatusLine  (2006-02-11)
       http://python.org/sf/1429783  closed by  gbrandl

poor urllib error handling  (2006-11-09)
       http://python.org/sf/1593751  closed by  gbrandl

urllib does not handle Connection reset  (2003-12-07)
       http://python.org/sf/855819  closed by  gbrandl

commands module doesn't support background commands  (2004-02-06)
       http://python.org/sf/891832  closed by  gbrandl

commands.getstatusoutput(): cmd.exe support  (2002-01-20)
       http://python.org/sf/506100  closed by  gbrandl

Installation path sent to configure  (2005-05-08)
       http://python.org/sf/1197883  closed by  gbrandl

execfile locks file forever if there are any syntax errors  (2007-03-14)
       http://python.org/sf/1681020  closed by  gbrandl

wave module forgets to close file on exception  (2006-11-26)
       http://python.org/sf/1603150  closed by  gbrandl

webbrowser priorities  (2007-03-15)
       http://python.org/sf/1681228  closed by  gbrandl

WindowsError in webbrowser.open  (2007-03-15)
       http://python.org/sf/1681248  closed by  gbrandl

Segfault in object_reduce_ex  (2004-04-08)
       http://python.org/sf/931877  closed by  zseil

Documentation missing for OptionGroup class in optparse   (2007-02-21)
       http://python.org/sf/1665333  closed by  nnorwitz

New / Reopened RFE

optparse should support arbitrary number of arguments  (2006-07-24)
CLOSED http://python.org/sf/1527705  reopened by  riteshsarraf

RFE Closed

csv.DictWriter: Include offending name in error message  (2007-01-13)
       http://python.org/sf/1634717  closed by  gbrandl

Update to the BEGIN_ALLOW_THREADS macros  (2001-07-23)
       http://python.org/sf/443775  closed by  nnorwitz

moving the Mac/ src dir to a diff packag  (2001-09-24)
       http://python.org/sf/464605  closed by  nnorwitz

assert return values  (2002-07-24)
       http://python.org/sf/585915  closed by  nnorwitz

Including python-codecs codecs in standard distribution?  (2003-03-20)
       http://python.org/sf/706970  closed by  nnorwitz

optparse help text is not easily extensible  (2004-01-16)
       http://python.org/sf/878458  closed by  nnorwitz

dir(mod) OK or use vars(mod).keys()?  (2004-03-29)
       http://python.org/sf/925537  closed by  gbrandl

Allow any lvalue for function definitions  (2004-05-08)
       http://python.org/sf/950644  closed by  gvanrossum

Extension to optparse: options with optional arguments  (2004-11-25)
       http://python.org/sf/1073198  closed by  nnorwitz

Bad optparse help wrapping with multiple paragraphs  (2005-06-16)
       http://python.org/sf/1222235  closed by  nnorwitz

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

optparse should support arbitrary number of arguments  (2006-07-24)
       http://python.org/sf/1527705  closed by  nnorwitz

optparse "store" action should not gobble up next  option  (2007-01-03)
       http://python.org/sf/1627266  closed by  nnorwitz

isinstance.__doc__ is somewhat irritating  (2007-02-27)
       http://python.org/sf/1670167  closed by  gbrandl

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