[Python-Dev] Summary of Python tracker Issues

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Fri Apr 17 18:06:56 CEST 2009

ACTIVITY SUMMARY (04/10/09 - 04/17/09)
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 2222 open (+37) / 15383 closed (+12) / 17605 total (+49)

Open issues with patches:   852

Average duration of open issues: 642 days.
Median duration of open issues: 393 days.

Open Issues Breakdown
   open  2168 (+37)
pending    54 ( +0)

Issues Created Or Reopened (50)

ignore py3_test_grammar.py syntax error                          04/11/09
CLOSED http://bugs.python.org/issue5733    reopened benjamin.peterson             

BufferedRWPair broken                                            04/11/09
       http://bugs.python.org/issue5734    created  bquinlan                      

Segfault when loading not recompiled module                      04/11/09
       http://bugs.python.org/issue5735    created  chin                          
       patch, needs review                                                     

Add the iterator protocol to dbm modules                         04/11/09
       http://bugs.python.org/issue5736    created  akitada                       

add Solaris errnos                                               04/11/09
       http://bugs.python.org/issue5737    created  mahrens                       

multiprocessing example wrong                                    04/11/09
       http://bugs.python.org/issue5738    created  yaneurabeya                   

Language reference is ambiguous regarding next() method lookup   04/12/09
       http://bugs.python.org/issue5739    created  ncoghlan                      

multiprocessing.connection.Client API documentation incorrect    04/12/09
       http://bugs.python.org/issue5740    created  yaneurabeya                   

SafeConfigParser incorrectly detects lone percent signs          04/12/09
CLOSED http://bugs.python.org/issue5741    created  marcio                        

inspect.findsource() should look only for sources                04/12/09
       http://bugs.python.org/issue5742    created  hdima                         

multiprocessing.managers not accessible even though docs say so  04/12/09
CLOSED http://bugs.python.org/issue5743    created  yaneurabeya                   

multiprocessing.managers.BaseManager.connect example typos       04/12/09
CLOSED http://bugs.python.org/issue5744    reopened quiver                        

email document update (more links)                               04/13/09
CLOSED http://bugs.python.org/issue5745    created  ocean-city                    

socketserver problem upon disconnection (undefined member)       04/13/09
CLOSED http://bugs.python.org/issue5746    created  eblond                        

knowing the parent command                                       04/13/09
       http://bugs.python.org/issue5747    created  tarek                         

Objects/bytesobject.c should include stringdefs.h, instead of de 04/13/09
       http://bugs.python.org/issue5748    created  eric.smith                    

Allow bin() to have an optional "Total Bits" argument.           04/14/09
CLOSED http://bugs.python.org/issue5749    created  MechPaul                      

weird seg fault                                                  04/14/09
CLOSED http://bugs.python.org/issue5750    created  utilitarian                   

Typo in documentation of print function parameters               04/14/09
       http://bugs.python.org/issue5751    created  nicolasg                      

xml.dom.minidom does not handle newline characters in attribute  04/14/09
       http://bugs.python.org/issue5752    created  Tomalak                       

CVE-2008-5983 python: untrusted python modules search path       04/14/09
       http://bugs.python.org/issue5753    created  iankko                        

Shelve module writeback parameter does not act as advertised     04/14/09
       http://bugs.python.org/issue5754    created  jherskovic                    

"-Wstrict-prototypes" is valid for Ada/C/ObjC but not for C++"   04/14/09
       http://bugs.python.org/issue5755    created  zooko                         

idle pydoc et al removed from 3.1 without versioned replacements 04/14/09
       http://bugs.python.org/issue5756    created  nad                           

Documentation error for Condition.notify()                       04/14/09
       http://bugs.python.org/issue5757    created  pietvo                        

fileinput.hook_compressed returning bytes from gz file           04/14/09
       http://bugs.python.org/issue5758    created  mnewman                       

__float__ not called by 'float' on classes derived from str      04/15/09
CLOSED http://bugs.python.org/issue5759    created  shura_zam                     

__getitem__ error message hard to understand                     04/15/09
       http://bugs.python.org/issue5760    created  cvrebert                      

add file name to py3k IO objects repr()                          04/15/09
       http://bugs.python.org/issue5761    created  pitrou                        

AttributeError: 'NoneType' object has no attribute 'replace'     04/15/09
       http://bugs.python.org/issue5762    created  hda                           

scope resolving error                                            04/15/09
CLOSED http://bugs.python.org/issue5763    created  vpodpecan                     

2.6.2 Python Manuals CHM file seems broken                       04/15/09
       http://bugs.python.org/issue5764    created  dx617                         

stack overflow evaluating eval("()" * 30000)                     04/15/09
       http://bugs.python.org/issue5765    created  gagenellina                   

Mac/scripts/BuildApplet.py reset of sys.executable during instal 04/16/09
       http://bugs.python.org/issue5766    created  blb                           

xmlrpclib loads invalid documents                                04/16/09
       http://bugs.python.org/issue5767    created  exarkun                       

logging don't encode Unicode message correctly.                  04/16/09
CLOSED http://bugs.python.org/issue5768    created  naoki                         

OS X Installer: new make of documentation installs at wrong loca 04/16/09
       http://bugs.python.org/issue5769    created  nad                           

SA bugs with unittest.py                                         04/16/09
CLOSED http://bugs.python.org/issue5770    created  yaneurabeya                   

SA bugs with unittest.py at r71263                                  04/16/09
       http://bugs.python.org/issue5771    created  yaneurabeya                   

For float.__format__, don't add a trailing ".0" if we're using n 04/16/09
       http://bugs.python.org/issue5772    created  eric.smith                    

Crash on shutdown after os.fdopen(2) in debug builds             04/16/09
       http://bugs.python.org/issue5773    created  amaury.forgeotdarc            

_winreg.OpenKey() is documented with keyword arguments, but does 04/16/09
       http://bugs.python.org/issue5774    created  stutzbach                     

marshal.c needs to be checked for out of memory errors           04/16/09
       http://bugs.python.org/issue5775    created  eric.smith                    

RPM build error with python-2.6.spec                             04/17/09
       http://bugs.python.org/issue5776    created  yasusii                       

unable to search in python V3 documentation                      04/17/09
       http://bugs.python.org/issue5777    created  aotto1968                     

sys.version format differs between MSC and GCC                   04/17/09
       http://bugs.python.org/issue5778    created  t-kamiya                      

_elementtree import can fail silently                            04/17/09
CLOSED http://bugs.python.org/issue5779    created  naufraghi                     

test_float fails for 'legacy' float repr style                   04/17/09
       http://bugs.python.org/issue5780    created  marketdickinson               

Legacy float repr is used unnecessarily on some platforms        04/17/09
       http://bugs.python.org/issue5781    created  marketdickinson               

',' formatting with empty format type '' (PEP 378)               04/17/09
       http://bugs.python.org/issue5782    created  eric.smith                    

Issues Now Closed (37)

Use shorter float repr when possible                              493 days
       http://bugs.python.org/issue1580    marketdickinson               

"make altinstall" installs pydoc, idle, smtpd.py                  490 days
       http://bugs.python.org/issue1590    nad                           

PyString_FromStringAndSize() to be considered unsafe              369 days
       http://bugs.python.org/issue2587    psss                          

PyOS_vsnprintf() underflow leads to memory corruption             371 days
       http://bugs.python.org/issue2588    psss                          

Handle ASDLSyntaxErrors gracefully                                347 days
       http://bugs.python.org/issue2725    georg.brandl                  

Starting any program as a subprocess fails when subprocess.Popen  265 days
       http://bugs.python.org/issue3440    r.david.murray                

Allow Division of datetime.timedelta Objects                      156 days
       http://bugs.python.org/issue4291    Jeremy Banks                  

asyncore's urgent data management and connection closed events    131 days
       http://bugs.python.org/issue4501    r.david.murray                

handling inf/nan in '%f'                                          101 days
       http://bugs.python.org/issue4799    eric.smith                    

native build of python win32 using msys under wine.                90 days
       http://bugs.python.org/issue4954    lritter                       

test_maxint64 fails on 32-bit systems due to assumption that 64-   81 days
       http://bugs.python.org/issue4977    pitrou                        

io-c: TextIOWrapper is faster than BufferedReader but not protec   25 days
       http://bugs.python.org/issue5502    pitrou                        

Lib/distutils/test/test_util: test_get_platform bogus for OSX      14 days
       http://bugs.python.org/issue5607    tarek                         

Add more pickling tests                                            14 days
       http://bugs.python.org/issue5665    collinwinter                  
       patch, needs review                                                     

string module requires bytes type for maketrans, but calling met   10 days
       http://bugs.python.org/issue5675    georg.brandl                  

pydoc -w doesn't produce proper HTML                                6 days
       http://bugs.python.org/issue5698    georg.brandl                  
       patch, patch, needs review                                              

inside *currentmodule* some links is disabled                       7 days
       http://bugs.python.org/issue5703    georg.brandl                  

Command line option '-3' should imply '-t'                          7 days
       http://bugs.python.org/issue5704    georg.brandl                  

setuptools doesn't honor standard compiler variables                7 days
       http://bugs.python.org/issue5706    tarek                         

Tiny code polishing to unicode_repeat                               6 days
       http://bugs.python.org/issue5708    georg.brandl                  

optparse: please provide a usage example in the module docstring    5 days
       http://bugs.python.org/issue5719    georg.brandl                  

ignore py3_test_grammar.py syntax error                             0 days
       http://bugs.python.org/issue5733    benjamin.peterson             

SafeConfigParser incorrectly detects lone percent signs             1 days
       http://bugs.python.org/issue5741    georg.brandl                  

multiprocessing.managers not accessible even though docs say so     0 days
       http://bugs.python.org/issue5743    yaneurabeya                   

multiprocessing.managers.BaseManager.connect example typos          0 days
       http://bugs.python.org/issue5744    yaneurabeya                   

email document update (more links)                                  0 days
       http://bugs.python.org/issue5745    georg.brandl                  

socketserver problem upon disconnection (undefined member)          1 days
       http://bugs.python.org/issue5746    benjamin.peterson             

Allow bin() to have an optional "Total Bits" argument.              0 days
       http://bugs.python.org/issue5749    rhettinger                    

weird seg fault                                                     0 days
       http://bugs.python.org/issue5750    amaury.forgeotdarc            

__float__ not called by 'float' on classes derived from str         1 days
       http://bugs.python.org/issue5759    benjamin.peterson             

scope resolving error                                               0 days
       http://bugs.python.org/issue5763    marketdickinson               

logging don't encode Unicode message correctly.                     1 days
       http://bugs.python.org/issue5768    vsajip                        

SA bugs with unittest.py                                            0 days
       http://bugs.python.org/issue5770    benjamin.peterson             

_elementtree import can fail silently                               0 days
       http://bugs.python.org/issue5779    naufraghi                     

DistributionMetaData error ?                                     2217 days
       http://bugs.python.org/issue708320  varash                        

file.seek() influences write() when opened with a+ mode          1008 days
       http://bugs.python.org/issue1521491 amaury.forgeotdarc            

Popen pipe file descriptor leak on OSError in init                641 days
       http://bugs.python.org/issue1751245 benjamin.peterson             

Top Issues Most Discussed (10)

 10 io.FileIO calls flush() after file closed                         12 days
open    http://bugs.python.org/issue5700   

  9 Add the iterator protocol to dbm modules                           6 days
open    http://bugs.python.org/issue5736   

  7 2.6.2c1 fails to pass test_cmath on Solaris10                      9 days
open    http://bugs.python.org/issue5724   

  6 test_float fails for 'legacy' float repr style                     0 days
open    http://bugs.python.org/issue5780   

  6 Add test.support.import_python_only                               53 days
open    http://bugs.python.org/issue5354   

  6 10e667.__format__('+') should return 'inf'                       137 days
open    http://bugs.python.org/issue4482   

  5 ignore py3_test_grammar.py syntax error                            0 days
closed  http://bugs.python.org/issue5733   

  5 setdefault speedup                                                 8 days
open    http://bugs.python.org/issue5730   

  5 Support telling TestResult objects a test run has finished         8 days
open    http://bugs.python.org/issue5728   

  5 IDLE shell gives different len() of unicode strings compared to  973 days
open    http://bugs.python.org/issue1542677

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