[Python-Dev] Summary of Python tracker Issues

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Fri Jul 11 18:06:49 CEST 2008

ACTIVITY SUMMARY (07/04/08 - 07/11/08)
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 1967 open (+43) / 13199 closed (+17) / 15166 total (+60)

Open issues with patches:   621

Average duration of open issues: 700 days.
Median duration of open issues: 1604 days.

Open Issues Breakdown
   open  1939 (+42)
pending    28 ( +1)

Issues Created Or Reopened (60)

Delete obsolete 'Unicode' in Py3 str docstrings; related fixes   07/04/08
CLOSED http://bugs.python.org/issue3284    created  tjreedy                   

Fraction.from_any()                                              07/04/08
CLOSED http://bugs.python.org/issue3285    created  rhettinger                

IDLE opens window too low on Windows                             07/04/08
       http://bugs.python.org/issue3286    created  tjreedy                   

Fraction constructor should raise TypeError instead of Attribute 07/04/08
CLOSED http://bugs.python.org/issue3287    created  rhettinger                

float.as_integer_ratio method is not documented                  07/05/08
       http://bugs.python.org/issue3288    created  marketdickinson           

unnecessary call to time and localtime slows time.mktime         07/05/08
CLOSED http://bugs.python.org/issue3289    created  nother_jnelson            

python-config --cflags includes irrelevant flags                 07/05/08
       http://bugs.python.org/issue3290    created  sacha                     

rlcompleter doesn't work anymore                                 07/05/08
CLOSED http://bugs.python.org/issue3291    created  pitrou                    

Position index limit; s.insert(i,x) not same as s[i:i]=[x]       07/05/08
       http://bugs.python.org/issue3292    created  tjreedy                   

incorrect comments for PyObject_ReleaseBuffer                    07/05/08
       http://bugs.python.org/issue3293    created  pitrou                    

SVN repository contains an incorrect symbolic link               07/05/08
CLOSED http://bugs.python.org/issue3294    created  pitrou                    

PyExc_BufferError is declared but nowhere defined                07/05/08
CLOSED http://bugs.python.org/issue3295    created  pitrou                    

print function not executed in python 3.0 tutorial               07/05/08
CLOSED http://bugs.python.org/issue3296    created  segfaulthunter            

Python interpreter uses Unicode surrogate pairs only before the  07/06/08
       http://bugs.python.org/issue3297    created  ezio.melotti              

Multiline string with quotes is not parsed correctly.            07/06/08
CLOSED http://bugs.python.org/issue3298    created  Stavros                   

invalid object destruction in re.finditer()                      07/06/08
       http://bugs.python.org/issue3299    created  haypo                     

urllib.quote and unquote - Unicode issues                        07/06/08
       http://bugs.python.org/issue3300    created  mgiuca                    

DoS when lo is negative in bisect.insort_right() / _left()       07/06/08
CLOSED http://bugs.python.org/issue3301    created  haypo                     

segfault on gettext(None)                                        07/06/08
       http://bugs.python.org/issue3302    created  haypo                     

invalid ref count on locale.strcoll() error                      07/06/08
       http://bugs.python.org/issue3303    created  haypo                     

invalid call to PyMem_Free() in fileio_init()                    07/06/08
       http://bugs.python.org/issue3304    created  haypo                     
       patch, easy                                                             

Use Py_XDECREF() instead of Py_DECREF() in MultibyteCodec and Mu 07/06/08
       http://bugs.python.org/issue3305    created  haypo                     

audioop.findmax() crashs with negative length                    07/06/08
CLOSED http://bugs.python.org/issue3306    created  haypo                     

invalid check of _bsddb creation failure                         07/06/08
       http://bugs.python.org/issue3307    created  haypo                     

MinGW built extensions do not load (specified procedure cannot b 07/07/08
CLOSED http://bugs.python.org/issue3308    created  rogerbinns                

missing lock release in BZ2File_iternext()                       07/07/08
       http://bugs.python.org/issue3309    created  haypo                     
       patch, easy                                                             

Out-of-date example 3.0b1 Tutorial Classes page, 'issubclass'    07/07/08
       http://bugs.python.org/issue3310    created  alexis.layton             

block operation on closed socket/pipe for multiprocessing        07/07/08
       http://bugs.python.org/issue3311    created  haypo                     

bugs in _sqlite module                                           07/07/08
       http://bugs.python.org/issue3312    created  haypo                     

dlopen() error with no error message from dlerror()              07/07/08
       http://bugs.python.org/issue3313    created  haypo                     

urllib.parse doesn't import sys                                  07/07/08
CLOSED http://bugs.python.org/issue3314    created  mgiuca                    

abc.rst little error                                             07/07/08
CLOSED http://bugs.python.org/issue3315    created  mishok13                  

Proposal for fix_urllib                                          07/07/08
       http://bugs.python.org/issue3316    created  nedds                     

duplicate lines in zipfile.py                                    07/07/08
       http://bugs.python.org/issue3317    created  amaury.forgeotdarc        

Documentation: timeit: "lower bound" should read "upper bound"   07/08/08
       http://bugs.python.org/issue3318    created  unutbu                    

pystone.main(10) causes ZeroDivisionError                        07/08/08
       http://bugs.python.org/issue3319    created  mokeefe                   

various doc typos                                                07/08/08
       http://bugs.python.org/issue3320    created  dsm001                    

_multiprocessing.Connection() doesn't check handle               07/08/08
       http://bugs.python.org/issue3321    created  haypo                     

bugs in scanstring_str() and scanstring_unicode() of _json modul 07/08/08
       http://bugs.python.org/issue3322    created  haypo                     

Clarify __slots__ behaviour when inheriting                      07/09/08
       http://bugs.python.org/issue3323    created  strangefeatures           

Broken link in online doc                                        07/09/08
       http://bugs.python.org/issue3324    created  ThomasH                   

use of cPickle in multiprocessing                                07/09/08
       http://bugs.python.org/issue3325    created  mishok13                  

py3k shouldn't use -fno-strict-aliasing anymore                  07/09/08
       http://bugs.python.org/issue3326    created  cartman                   

NULL member in modules_by_index                                  07/09/08
       http://bugs.python.org/issue3327    created  krisvale                  

When PyObject_CallMethod fails, refcount is incorrect            07/09/08
       http://bugs.python.org/issue3328    created  dominic.lavoie            

API for setting the memory allocator used by Python              07/09/08
       http://bugs.python.org/issue3329    created  jlaurila                  

webbrowser module doesn't correctly handle '|' character.        07/09/08
       http://bugs.python.org/issue3330    created  AdrianP                   

Possible inconsistency in behavior of list comprehensions vs. ge 07/10/08
       http://bugs.python.org/issue3331    created  carlj                     

DocTest and dict sort.                                           07/10/08
CLOSED http://bugs.python.org/issue3332    created  jedie                     

Need -3 warning for exec statement becoming a function           07/10/08
CLOSED http://bugs.python.org/issue3333    created  rhettinger                

2to3 looses indentation on import fix                            07/10/08
       http://bugs.python.org/issue3334    created  ctheune                   

subprocess lib - opening same command fails                      07/10/08
       http://bugs.python.org/issue3335    created  gtg944q                   

datetime weekday() function                                      07/10/08
       http://bugs.python.org/issue3336    created  ryanboesch                

Fixer for dbm is failing                                         07/11/08
CLOSED http://bugs.python.org/issue3337    created  brett.cannon              

cPickle segfault with deep recursion                             07/11/08
       http://bugs.python.org/issue3338    created  esrever_otua              

dummy_thread LockType.acquire() always returns None, should be T 07/11/08
       http://bugs.python.org/issue3339    created  toymachine                

optparse print_usage(),.. methods are not documented             07/11/08
       http://bugs.python.org/issue3340    created  techtonik                 

"Suggest a change" link                                          07/11/08
       http://bugs.python.org/issue3341    created  techtonik                 

Tracebacks are not properly indented                             07/11/08
       http://bugs.python.org/issue3342    created  amaury.forgeotdarc        

Py_DisplaySourceLine is not documented                           07/11/08
       http://bugs.python.org/issue3343    created  amaury.forgeotdarc        

Issues Now Closed (36)

async_chat.__init__() parameters                                  221 days
       http://bugs.python.org/issue1519    josiahcarlson             

Error when printing an exception containing a Unicode string       99 days
       http://bugs.python.org/issue2517    ncoghlan                  

performance problem in socket._fileobject.read                     82 days
       http://bugs.python.org/issue2632    gregory.p.smith           

shutil.copytree glob-style filtering [patch]                       76 days
       http://bugs.python.org/issue2663    georg.brandl              

"Report bug" links                                                 61 days
       http://bugs.python.org/issue2823    techtonik                 

cleanup of freelist management                                     52 days
       http://bugs.python.org/issue2862    gregory.p.smith           
       patch, patch                                                            

By default, HTTPSConnection should send header "Host: somehost"    24 days
       http://bugs.python.org/issue3094    gregory.p.smith           
       patch, easy                                                             

glob.py improvements                                               20 days
       http://bugs.python.org/issue3159    facundobatista            

cmath test fails on Solaris 10                                     14 days
       http://bugs.python.org/issue3168    MrJean1                   

sha modules & Modules/Setup.dist                                   13 days
       http://bugs.python.org/issue3183    gregory.p.smith           

float('infinity') should be valid                                  11 days
       http://bugs.python.org/issue3188    marketdickinson           

Improve subprocess module usage                                     6 days
       http://bugs.python.org/issue3235    georg.brandl              

curses/textpad.py incorrectly and redundantly imports ascii         5 days
       http://bugs.python.org/issue3239    facundobatista            

socket's OOB data management is broken on OS X and FreeBSD          3 days
       http://bugs.python.org/issue3277    gregory.p.smith           

socket's SO_OOBINLINE option does not work                          3 days
       http://bugs.python.org/issue3278    gregory.p.smith           

%c format does not accept large numbers on ucs-2 builds             1 days
       http://bugs.python.org/issue3280    amaury.forgeotdarc        

Delete obsolete 'Unicode' in Py3 str docstrings; related fixes      0 days
       http://bugs.python.org/issue3284    benjamin.peterson         

Fraction.from_any()                                                 6 days
       http://bugs.python.org/issue3285    rhettinger                

Fraction constructor should raise TypeError instead of Attribute    6 days
       http://bugs.python.org/issue3287    rhettinger                

unnecessary call to time and localtime slows time.mktime            0 days
       http://bugs.python.org/issue3289    facundobatista            

rlcompleter doesn't work anymore                                    0 days
       http://bugs.python.org/issue3291    benjamin.peterson         

SVN repository contains an incorrect symbolic link                  0 days
       http://bugs.python.org/issue3294    benjamin.peterson         

PyExc_BufferError is declared but nowhere defined                   0 days
       http://bugs.python.org/issue3295    benjamin.peterson         

print function not executed in python 3.0 tutorial                  0 days
       http://bugs.python.org/issue3296    benjamin.peterson         

Multiline string with quotes is not parsed correctly.               0 days
       http://bugs.python.org/issue3298    Stavros                   

DoS when lo is negative in bisect.insort_right() / _left()          4 days
       http://bugs.python.org/issue3301    rhettinger                

audioop.findmax() crashs with negative length                       1 days
       http://bugs.python.org/issue3306    facundobatista            

MinGW built extensions do not load (specified procedure cannot b    1 days
       http://bugs.python.org/issue3308    loewis                    

urllib.parse doesn't import sys                                     0 days
       http://bugs.python.org/issue3314    facundobatista            

abc.rst little error                                                0 days
       http://bugs.python.org/issue3315    benjamin.peterson         

DocTest and dict sort.                                              0 days
       http://bugs.python.org/issue3332    rhettinger                

Need -3 warning for exec statement becoming a function              1 days
       http://bugs.python.org/issue3333    rhettinger                

Fixer for dbm is failing                                            0 days
       http://bugs.python.org/issue3337    brett.cannon              

asyncore.py and "handle_error"                                   1839 days
       http://bugs.python.org/issue760475  josiahcarlson             

asyncore misses socket closes when poll is used                  1515 days
       http://bugs.python.org/issue953599  josiahcarlson             

asyncore should handle also ECONNABORTED in recv                  390 days
       http://bugs.python.org/issue1736101 josiahcarlson             

Top Issues Most Discussed (10)

 14 threading module can deadlock after fork                        1643 days
open    http://bugs.python.org/issue874900 

 11 MinGW built extensions do not load (specified procedure cannot     1 days
closed  http://bugs.python.org/issue3308   

 10 urllib.quote and unquote - Unicode issues                          5 days
open    http://bugs.python.org/issue3300   

  9 Crash in PyObject_Malloc                                         356 days
open    http://bugs.python.org/issue1758146

  8 urllib2 header capitalization                                    122 days
open    http://bugs.python.org/issue2275   

  7 bytearrays are not thread safe                                    22 days
open    http://bugs.python.org/issue3139   

  7 test_multiprocessing hangs intermittently on POSIX platforms       9 days
open    http://bugs.python.org/issue3088   

  6 API for setting the memory allocator used by Python                2 days
open    http://bugs.python.org/issue3329   

  6 duplicate lines in zipfile.py                                      4 days
open    http://bugs.python.org/issue3317   

  6 Let bin/oct/hex show floats                                       17 days
open    http://bugs.python.org/issue3008   

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