[Python-Dev] Summary of Python tracker Issues

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Fri Dec 19 18:06:43 CET 2008

ACTIVITY SUMMARY (12/12/08 - 12/19/08)
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 2266 open (+37) / 14258 closed (+20) / 16524 total (+57)

Open issues with patches:   762

Average duration of open issues: 704 days.
Median duration of open issues: 2530 days.

Open Issues Breakdown
   open  2248 (+37)
pending    18 ( +0)

Issues Created Or Reopened (58)

Doctest module does not work with zipped packages                12/15/08
CLOSED http://bugs.python.org/issue4197    reopened ncoghlan                  

configparser DEFAULT                                             12/12/08
CLOSED http://bugs.python.org/issue4645    created  shawn.ashlee              

distutils chokes on empty options arg in the setup function      12/12/08
       http://bugs.python.org/issue4646    created  theller                   
       patch, patch                                                            

Builtin parser module fails to parse relative imports            12/12/08
CLOSED http://bugs.python.org/issue4647    created  schluehk                  

Fix n//x to n/x in the Docs                                      12/12/08
CLOSED http://bugs.python.org/issue4648    created  Retro                     

Fix a+b to a + b                                                 12/13/08
CLOSED http://bugs.python.org/issue4649    created  Retro                     

getopt need re-factor...                                         12/13/08
       http://bugs.python.org/issue4650    created  wangchun                  

getopt need re-factor...                                         12/13/08
CLOSED http://bugs.python.org/issue4651    created  wangchun                  

IDLE does not work with Unicode                                  12/13/08
       http://bugs.python.org/issue4652    created  zzyzx                     

Patch to fix typos for Py3K                                      12/13/08
       http://bugs.python.org/issue4653    created  typo.pl                   

os.path.realpath() get the wrong result                          12/13/08
       http://bugs.python.org/issue4654    created  dirlt                     

during Python installation, setup.py should not use .pydistutils 12/14/08
       http://bugs.python.org/issue4655    created  jah                       

Python 3 tutorial has old information about dicts                12/14/08
CLOSED http://bugs.python.org/issue4656    created  mdcowles                  

Doctest gets line numbers wrongs with <> in name                 12/14/08
       http://bugs.python.org/issue4657    created  ncoghlan                  

missing closing bracket in Functional Programming HOWTO          12/14/08
CLOSED http://bugs.python.org/issue4658    created  bgeron                    

compilation warning in Modules/zipimport.c                       12/14/08
       http://bugs.python.org/issue4659    created  pitrou                    

multiprocessing.JoinableQueue task_done() issue                  12/14/08
       http://bugs.python.org/issue4660    created  merrellb                  

email.parser: impossible to read messages encoded in a different 12/14/08
       http://bugs.python.org/issue4661    created  dato                      

posix module lacks several DeprecationWarning's                  12/14/08
       http://bugs.python.org/issue4662    created  mishok13                  

Increase TextIOWrapper._CHUNK_SIZE                               12/14/08
CLOSED http://bugs.python.org/issue4663    created  pitrou                    

Regression fix_imports does not refactor multiple imports correc 12/14/08
CLOSED http://bugs.python.org/issue4664    created  lregebro                  

Failure to compile trunk on Solaris10/SPARC using C++ compiler   12/14/08
CLOSED http://bugs.python.org/issue4665    created  skip.montanaro            

test_bad_address in test_urllib2_localnet often fails            12/14/08
CLOSED http://bugs.python.org/issue4666    created  pitrou                    

Patch with a couple of 2.0isms in tutorial                       12/14/08
CLOSED http://bugs.python.org/issue4667    created  sgala                     

examples in the functional howto are not consistent with 3.X beh 12/14/08
CLOSED http://bugs.python.org/issue4668    created  sgala                     

bytes,join and bytearray.join not in manual; help for bytes.join 12/15/08
       http://bugs.python.org/issue4669    created  sjmachin                  

setup.py exception when db_setup_debug = True                    12/15/08
       http://bugs.python.org/issue4670    created  djmdjm                    

pydoc executes the code to be documented                         12/15/08
       http://bugs.python.org/issue4671    created  Jim_C                     

Distutils SWIG support blocks use of SWIG -outdir option         12/15/08
       http://bugs.python.org/issue4672    created  andybuckley               

Distutils should provide an uninstall command                    12/15/08
       http://bugs.python.org/issue4673    created  andybuckley               

test_normalization failures on some buildbot                     12/16/08
CLOSED http://bugs.python.org/issue4674    created  pitrou                    

urllib's splitpasswd does not accept newline chars in passwords  12/16/08
       http://bugs.python.org/issue4675    created  mibanescu                 

python3 closes + home keys                                       12/16/08
       http://bugs.python.org/issue4676    created  Somelauw                  

a list comprehensions tests for pybench                          12/16/08
       http://bugs.python.org/issue4677    created  pitrou                    

Unicode: multiple chars for high code points                     12/16/08
CLOSED http://bugs.python.org/issue4678    created  ede                       

Fork + shelve causes shelve corruption and backtrace             12/16/08
       http://bugs.python.org/issue4679    created  calmofthestorm            

deque class should include high-water mark                       12/17/08
CLOSED http://bugs.python.org/issue4680    created  roysmith                  

mmap offset should be off_t instead of ssize_t, and size calcula 12/17/08
       http://bugs.python.org/issue4681    created  saa                       

'b' formatter is actually unsigned char                          12/17/08
       http://bugs.python.org/issue4682    created  vt                        

urllib2.HTTPDigestAuthHandler fails on third hostname?           12/17/08
       http://bugs.python.org/issue4683    created  cmb                       

sys.exit() exits program when non-daemonic threads are still run 12/17/08
       http://bugs.python.org/issue4684    created  eggy                      

IDLE will not open (2.6.1 on WinXP pro)                          12/17/08
       http://bugs.python.org/issue4685    created  Yo                        

Exceptions in ConfigParser don't set .args                       12/17/08
       http://bugs.python.org/issue4686    created  beazley                   

GC stats not accurate because of debug overhead                  12/17/08
       http://bugs.python.org/issue4687    created  pitrou                    

GC optimization: don't track simple tuples and dicts             12/17/08
       http://bugs.python.org/issue4688    created  pitrou                    

Typo in PyObjC URL on "GUI Programming on the Mac"               12/17/08
       http://bugs.python.org/issue4689    created  mevans                    

asyncore calls handle_write() on closed sockets when use_poll=Tr 12/18/08
       http://bugs.python.org/issue4690    created  forest                    

IDLE Code Caching Windows                                        12/18/08
CLOSED http://bugs.python.org/issue4691    created  brandon.dixon             

Framework build fails if OS X on case-sensitive file system      12/18/08
CLOSED http://bugs.python.org/issue4692    created  nad                       

Idle for Python 3.0 is default even without doing make fullinsta 12/18/08
       http://bugs.python.org/issue4693    created  orsenthil                 

_call_method() in multiprocessing documentation                  12/18/08
CLOSED http://bugs.python.org/issue4694    created  beazley                   

Bad AF_PIPE address in multiprocessing documentation             12/18/08
       http://bugs.python.org/issue4695    created  beazley                   

email module does not fold headers                               12/18/08
       http://bugs.python.org/issue4696    created  bromine                   

Clarification needed for subprocess convenience functions in Pyt 12/18/08
       http://bugs.python.org/issue4697    created  Erik Sternerson           

Solaris buildbot failure on trunk in test_hostshot               12/18/08
       http://bugs.python.org/issue4698    created  pitrou                    

Typo in documentation of "signal"                                12/19/08
CLOSED http://bugs.python.org/issue4699    created  yam850                    

UnicodeEncodeError in license()                                  12/19/08
       http://bugs.python.org/issue4700    created  mnewman                   

range objects becomes hashable after attribute access            12/19/08
       http://bugs.python.org/issue4701    created  hagen                     

Issues Now Closed (54)

Thread local storage and PyGILState_* mucked up by os.fork()       15 days
       http://bugs.python.org/issue1683    loewis                    

optimize list comprehensions                                      297 days
       http://bugs.python.org/issue2183    pitrou                    
       patch, patch                                                            

gc.DEBUG_STATS reports invalid "elapsed" times                    269 days
       http://bugs.python.org/issue2467    pitrou                    

create a numbits() method for int and long types                  148 days
       http://bugs.python.org/issue3439    marketdickinson           
       patch, needs review                                                     

use string_print() in gdb                                         116 days
       http://bugs.python.org/issue3632    amaury.forgeotdarc        

urllib.request and urllib.response cannot handle HTTP1.1 chunked  103 days
       http://bugs.python.org/issue3761    jhylton                   

2.6rc1: test_threading hangs on FreeBSD 6.3 i386                   90 days
       http://bugs.python.org/issue3863    loewis                    

_hotshot: invalid error control in logreader()                     83 days
       http://bugs.python.org/issue3954    amaury.forgeotdarc        

__main__.__file__ not set correctly when -m switch gets __main__   67 days
       http://bugs.python.org/issue4082    ncoghlan                  

textwrap wordsep_re Unicode                                        53 days
       http://bugs.python.org/issue4163    pitrou                    

Doctest module does not work with zipped packages                   0 days
       http://bugs.python.org/issue4197    ncoghlan                  

Pdb cannot access source code in zipped packages.                  51 days
       http://bugs.python.org/issue4201    ncoghlan                  

inspect.getsource doesn't work on functions imported from a zipf   47 days
       http://bugs.python.org/issue4223    ncoghlan                  

cycle created by profile.run                                       40 days
       http://bugs.python.org/issue4273    darrenr                   

[2.5 regression] ctypes fails to build on arm-linux-gnu            31 days
       http://bugs.python.org/issue4303    loewis                    

(Tkinter) Please backport these                                    26 days
       http://bugs.python.org/issue4342    loewis                    

A bug in ncurses.h still exists in FreeBSD 4.9 - 4.11              23 days
       http://bugs.python.org/issue4368    loewis                    

Distutils Metadata Documentation Missing "platforms" Keyword       18 days
       http://bugs.python.org/issue4446    georg.brandl              

CVE-2008-5031 multiple integer overflows                           13 days
       http://bugs.python.org/issue4469    loewis                    

Speed up PyEval_EvalFrameEx when tracing is off.                   12 days
       http://bugs.python.org/issue4477    jyasskin                  

logging module __init__ uses has_key                                9 days
       http://bugs.python.org/issue4523    benjamin.peterson         

Registry key not set if unattended installation used               13 days
       http://bugs.python.org/issue4567    loewis                    

Improved optparse "varargs" callback example                        9 days
       http://bugs.python.org/issue4568    georg.brandl              

reading UTF16-encoded text file crashes if \r on 64-char boundar    7 days
       http://bugs.python.org/issue4574    pitrou                    

compiler: -3 warnings                                               8 days
       http://bugs.python.org/issue4578    georg.brandl              

segfault when mutating memoryview to array.array when array is r   11 days
       http://bugs.python.org/issue4583    pitrou                    
       patch, needs review                                                     

new types example is out of date                                    7 days
       http://bugs.python.org/issue4595    georg.brandl              

3.0 document tab interpretation change                              6 days
       http://bugs.python.org/issue4603    georg.brandl              

3.0 documentation mentions using maketrans from within the strin    4 days
       http://bugs.python.org/issue4605    benjamin.peterson         

Small error in "Extending Python with C or C++"                     6 days
       http://bugs.python.org/issue4611    georg.brandl              

tarfile does not set the creation date and time of the extracted    3 days
       http://bugs.python.org/issue4616    lars.gustaebel            

optparse - dosn't distinguish between '--option' and '-option'      0 days
       http://bugs.python.org/issue4641    marketdickinson           

optparse - dosn't distinguish between '--option' and '-option'      0 days
       http://bugs.python.org/issue4642    marketdickinson           

Minor documentation fault in 2to3 script                            0 days
       http://bugs.python.org/issue4644    benjamin.peterson         

configparser DEFAULT                                                2 days
       http://bugs.python.org/issue4645    loewis                    

Builtin parser module fails to parse relative imports               0 days
       http://bugs.python.org/issue4647    benjamin.peterson         

Fix n//x to n/x in the Docs                                         0 days
       http://bugs.python.org/issue4648    rhettinger                

Fix a+b to a + b                                                    1 days
       http://bugs.python.org/issue4649    gvanrossum                

getopt need re-factor...                                            0 days
       http://bugs.python.org/issue4651    gvanrossum                

Python 3 tutorial has old information about dicts                   0 days
       http://bugs.python.org/issue4656    benjamin.peterson         

missing closing bracket in Functional Programming HOWTO             0 days
       http://bugs.python.org/issue4658    benjamin.peterson         

Increase TextIOWrapper._CHUNK_SIZE                                  1 days
       http://bugs.python.org/issue4663    pitrou                    

Regression fix_imports does not refactor multiple imports correc    0 days
       http://bugs.python.org/issue4664    benjamin.peterson         

Failure to compile trunk on Solaris10/SPARC using C++ compiler      1 days
       http://bugs.python.org/issue4665    loewis                    

test_bad_address in test_urllib2_localnet often fails               1 days
       http://bugs.python.org/issue4666    pitrou                    

Patch with a couple of 2.0isms in tutorial                          0 days
       http://bugs.python.org/issue4667    georg.brandl              

examples in the functional howto are not consistent with 3.X beh    0 days
       http://bugs.python.org/issue4668    georg.brandl              

test_normalization failures on some buildbot                        0 days
       http://bugs.python.org/issue4674    pitrou                    

Unicode: multiple chars for high code points                        0 days
       http://bugs.python.org/issue4678    lemburg                   

deque class should include high-water mark                          1 days
       http://bugs.python.org/issue4680    tim_one                   

IDLE Code Caching Windows                                           0 days
       http://bugs.python.org/issue4691    amaury.forgeotdarc        

Framework build fails if OS X on case-sensitive file system         0 days
       http://bugs.python.org/issue4692    marketdickinson           

_call_method() in multiprocessing documentation                     0 days
       http://bugs.python.org/issue4694    benjamin.peterson         

Typo in documentation of "signal"                                   0 days
       http://bugs.python.org/issue4699    benjamin.peterson         

Top Issues Most Discussed (10)

 49 create a numbits() method for int and long types                 148 days
closed  http://bugs.python.org/issue3439   

 14 Optimize new io library                                           13 days
open    http://bugs.python.org/issue4561   

 13 GC optimization: don't track simple tuples and dicts               2 days
open    http://bugs.python.org/issue4688   

 11 urlopen returns extra, spurious bytes                              8 days
open    http://bugs.python.org/issue4631   

 10 Py_IS_INFINITY defect causes test_cmath failure on x86            12 days
open    http://bugs.python.org/issue4575   

 10 Building a list of tuples has non-linear performance              73 days
open    http://bugs.python.org/issue4074   

 10 optimize list comprehensions                                     297 days
closed  http://bugs.python.org/issue2183   

  8 deque class should include high-water mark                         1 days
closed  http://bugs.python.org/issue4680   

  8 datetime module missing some important methods                   656 days
open    http://bugs.python.org/issue1673409

  7 mmap offset should be off_t instead of ssize_t, and size calcul    2 days
open    http://bugs.python.org/issue4681   

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