[Python-Dev] Summary of Python tracker Issues

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ACTIVITY SUMMARY (12/11/09 - 12/18/09)
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 2552 open (+44) / 16811 closed (+18) / 19363 total (+62)

Open issues with patches:  1020

Average duration of open issues: 692 days.
Median duration of open issues: 449 days.

Open Issues Breakdown
   open  2517 (+43)
pending    34 ( +1)

Issues Created Or Reopened (65)

_sha256 et al. encode to UTF-8 by default                        12/15/09
       http://bugs.python.org/issue3745    reopened lemburg                       

GZipFile.readline too slow                                       12/14/09
       http://bugs.python.org/issue7471    reopened pitrou                        

os.lchmod is not present                                         12/12/09
       http://bugs.python.org/issue7479    reopened georg.brandl                  

trite documentation issue.                                       12/11/09
       http://bugs.python.org/issue7480    created  LambertDW                     

Failing to start a thread leaves "zombie" thread in "initial" st 12/11/09
       http://bugs.python.org/issue7481    created  schof                         

Improve ZeroDivisionError message for float and complex object   12/11/09
       http://bugs.python.org/issue7482    created  ezio.melotti                  
       patch, patch, needs review                                              

str.format behaviour changed from Python 2.6                     12/12/09
CLOSED http://bugs.python.org/issue7483    created  falsetru                      

smtplib: verify breaks with Postfix servers                      12/12/09
       http://bugs.python.org/issue7484    created  mpg                           

Error in FAQ entry '4.25   Why doesn't Python have a "with" stat 12/12/09
       http://bugs.python.org/issue7485    created  eric.smith                    

doc: Built-in Functions, exec statement is obsolete              12/12/09
CLOSED http://bugs.python.org/issue7486    created  flox                          

doc: Code is not always colored                                  12/12/09
       http://bugs.python.org/issue7487    created  flox                          

Mac/README continues to refer to 2.6, not 3                      12/13/09
CLOSED http://bugs.python.org/issue7488    created  MLModel                       

OS X binary installer for 3.1.1 missing from http://www.python.o 12/13/09
CLOSED http://bugs.python.org/issue7489    created  MLModel                       

IGNORE_EXCEPTION_DETAIL should ignore the module name            12/13/09
       http://bugs.python.org/issue7490    created  lregebro                      

metaclass __cmp__ is ignored                                     12/13/09
CLOSED http://bugs.python.org/issue7491    created  exarkun                       

doc: cPickle is really gone                                      12/13/09
CLOSED http://bugs.python.org/issue7492    created  flox                          

doc: patch for py3k/Doc/faq/design.rst                           12/13/09
       http://bugs.python.org/issue7493    created  flox                          

_lsprof (cProfile): Profiler.clear() keeps references to detroye 12/13/09
       http://bugs.python.org/issue7494    created  haypo                         

doc: patch for py3k/Doc/faq/programming.rst                      12/13/09
       http://bugs.python.org/issue7495    created  flox                          

python does not  work in command prompt                          12/13/09
CLOSED http://bugs.python.org/issue7496    created  memol_jpn                     

configure test for posix_semaphore capability leaves semaphore b 12/17/09
       http://bugs.python.org/issue7497    reopened mark.dickinson                

test_multiprocessing test_rapid_restart fails if port 9999 alrea 12/13/09
       http://bugs.python.org/issue7498    created  r.david.murray                
       patch, buildbot                                                         

doc: patch for py3k/Doc/faq/library.rst                          12/13/09
       http://bugs.python.org/issue7499    created  flox                          

doc: add warnings for FAQ which may not be accurate              12/13/09
       http://bugs.python.org/issue7500    created  flox                          

python -m unittest path_to_suite_function errors                 12/13/09
       http://bugs.python.org/issue7501    created  rbcollins                     

All DocTestCase instances compare and hash equal to each other   12/14/09
       http://bugs.python.org/issue7502    created  exarkun                       

multiprocessing AuthenticationError "digest sent was rejected" w 12/14/09
       http://bugs.python.org/issue7503    created  peterhunt                     

Same name cookies                                                12/14/09
       http://bugs.python.org/issue7504    created  chch                          

ctypes not converting None to Null in 64-bit system              12/14/09
       http://bugs.python.org/issue7505    created  wenkat_s                      

multiprocessing.managers.BaseManager.__reduce__ references BaseM 12/14/09
       http://bugs.python.org/issue7506    created  peterhunt                     

pipes.quote does not correctly escape !                          12/14/09
       http://bugs.python.org/issue7507    created  bgertzfield                   

Update 'file object' doc                                         12/15/09
       http://bugs.python.org/issue7508    created  tjreedy                       

AttributeError: MSVCCompiler instance has no attribute '_MSVCCom 12/15/09
CLOSED http://bugs.python.org/issue7509    created  srid                          

AttributeError: MSVCCompiler instance has no attribute '_MSVCCom 12/15/09
CLOSED http://bugs.python.org/issue7510    created  srid                          

msvc9compiler.py: ValueError: [u'path']                          12/15/09
       http://bugs.python.org/issue7511    created  srid                          

shutil.copystat may fail EOPNOTSUPP                              12/15/09
       http://bugs.python.org/issue7512    created  kcwu                          

many source files contaminated with form feed (\f) characters    12/15/09
CLOSED http://bugs.python.org/issue7513    created  ivank                         

doc: documentation for "sys.flags" is obsolete.                  12/15/09
       http://bugs.python.org/issue7514    created  flox                          

Lib/test/regrtest.py -ulib2to3 yield "Invalid -u option"         12/15/09
CLOSED http://bugs.python.org/issue7515    created  flox                          

Flag "-3" is silently ignored when running "regrtest.py -j2"     12/15/09
       http://bugs.python.org/issue7516    created  flox                          

freeze.py not ported to python3                                  12/15/09
       http://bugs.python.org/issue7517    created  patrickkidd                   

Some functions in pymath.c should be moved elsewhere.            12/15/09
       http://bugs.python.org/issue7518    created  mark.dickinson                

CompileParser can't read files with BOM markers                  12/15/09
       http://bugs.python.org/issue7519    created  grego87                       

Incorrect handling of nested calss                               12/15/09
CLOSED http://bugs.python.org/issue7520    created  cesarizu                      

PyEval_GetRestricted should be removed from C API reference      12/16/09
       http://bugs.python.org/issue7521    created  jmillikin                     

random.choice should accept a set as input                       12/16/09
CLOSED http://bugs.python.org/issue7522    created  lleeoo                        

add SOCK_NONBLOCK and SOCK_CLOEXEC to socket module              12/16/09
       http://bugs.python.org/issue7523    created  lekma                         

Freeze bug with xml.dom                                          12/16/09
CLOSED http://bugs.python.org/issue7524    created  Gnep                          

Yield example doesn't work as is explained in the documentation  12/16/09
       http://bugs.python.org/issue7525    created  xiscu                         

tkinter menubutton underline behaviour varies between tkinter *  12/16/09
       http://bugs.python.org/issue7526    created  kurtforrester                 

Standard Library documentation fails to mention that string.Form 12/16/09
       http://bugs.python.org/issue7527    created  forest_atq                    

Provide PyLong_AsLongAndOverflow compatibility to Python 2.x     12/17/09
       http://bugs.python.org/issue7528    created  casevh                        

StreamHandler does not live in logging.Handlers                  12/17/09
       http://bugs.python.org/issue7529    created  cjw296                        

doc of multiprocessing.managers is wrong (server_forever)        12/17/09
       http://bugs.python.org/issue7530    created  schwarz                       

datetime.timedelta doc has incorrect output                      12/17/09
CLOSED http://bugs.python.org/issue7531    created  huxoll                        

Extended slicing with classic class behaves strangely            12/17/09
       http://bugs.python.org/issue7532    created  flox                          

unable to install pycurl in 2.6.4                                12/17/09
CLOSED http://bugs.python.org/issue7533    created  iamraprap                     

float('nan')**2 != nan. float('nan')**2 error 33 on windows      12/17/09
       http://bugs.python.org/issue7534    created  mdonolo                       

logging: Filters on Loggers can't actually filter messages on lo 12/17/09
CLOSED http://bugs.python.org/issue7535    created  leorochael                    

float('inf')**2 != inf                                           12/17/09
CLOSED http://bugs.python.org/issue7536    created  mdonolo                       

test_format fails with -j combined with -v                       12/18/09
       http://bugs.python.org/issue7537    created  jgsack                        

HP-UX 11.11 GCC build fails to build modules                     12/18/09
       http://bugs.python.org/issue7538    created  rtarnell                      

unicode exceptions terminate pdb.pm() loop                       12/18/09
       http://bugs.python.org/issue7539    created  mgedmin                       

urllib2 request does not update content length after new add_dat 12/18/09
       http://bugs.python.org/issue7540    created  till                          

python-config --ldflags doesn't pick up libpython2.5.a           12/18/09
       http://bugs.python.org/issue7541    created  robince                       

Issues Now Closed (42)

py3k os.popen result is not iterable, patch attached              838 days
       http://bugs.python.org/issue1087    pitrou                        

Extension module build fails for MinGW: missing vcvarsall.bat     598 days
       http://bugs.python.org/issue2698    cmcqueen1975                  

reject unicode in zlib                                            352 days
       http://bugs.python.org/issue4757    flox                          

2to3 with a pipe on non-ASCII script                              323 days
       http://bugs.python.org/issue5093    benjamin.peterson             

Overzealous deprecation of BaseException.message                  248 days
       http://bugs.python.org/issue5716    ezio.melotti                  

IMAP4_SSL spin because of SSLSocket.suppress_ragged_eofs          220 days
       http://bugs.python.org/issue5949    r.david.murray                

Cumulative patcc:h to http and xmlrpc                             185 days
       http://bugs.python.org/issue6267    r.david.murray                

test_urllib2_localnet sporadic failures closing socket            167 days
       http://bugs.python.org/issue6381    r.david.murray                

test_socketserver fails on trunk in test_ForkingTCPServer         167 days
       http://bugs.python.org/issue6382    r.david.murray                

Can't import xmlrpclib, DocXMLRPCServer and SimpleXMLRPCServer w  150 days
       http://bugs.python.org/issue6499    r.david.murray                

Add "path" to the xmrlpc dispatcher method                        133 days
       http://bugs.python.org/issue6654    krisvale                      

Interpreter hangs up while trying to decode invalid utf32 stream   91 days
       http://bugs.python.org/issue6922    jgsack                        

bz2file deadlock                                                   51 days
       http://bugs.python.org/issue7205    jgsack                        

str(datetime_obj) doesn't include microseconds if their value is   31 days
       http://bugs.python.org/issue7342    ezio.melotti                  

StringIO.StringIO.readline(-1)  returns the wrong result compare   25 days
       http://bugs.python.org/issue7348    benjamin.peterson             

StringIO.StringIO, io.BytesIO, and io.StringIO accept None in pl   25 days
       http://bugs.python.org/issue7349    benjamin.peterson             

tarfile doesn't detect disk full error on extraction               24 days
       http://bugs.python.org/issue7357    lars.gustaebel                

sqlite3: some OperationalError exceptions should be ProgrammingE   23 days
       http://bugs.python.org/issue7394    ghaering                      

regrtest single: iterator not subscriptable                        20 days
       http://bugs.python.org/issue7396    r.david.murray                

urllib2 (and urllib) should raise error for incomplete response    10 days
       http://bugs.python.org/issue7445    orsenthil                     

Segmentation fault with tuple + gc.collect()                        3 days
       http://bugs.python.org/issue7466    pitrou                        

kqueue timers don't work properly                                   0 days
       http://bugs.python.org/issue7477    hasan                         

str.format behaviour changed from Python 2.6                        0 days
       http://bugs.python.org/issue7483    eric.smith                    

doc: Built-in Functions, exec statement is obsolete                 0 days
       http://bugs.python.org/issue7486    benjamin.peterson             

Mac/README continues to refer to 2.6, not 3                         1 days
       http://bugs.python.org/issue7488    brett.cannon                  

OS X binary installer for 3.1.1 missing from http://www.python.o    0 days
       http://bugs.python.org/issue7489    loewis                        

metaclass __cmp__ is ignored                                        2 days
       http://bugs.python.org/issue7491    benjamin.peterson             

doc: cPickle is really gone                                         0 days
       http://bugs.python.org/issue7492    benjamin.peterson             

python does not  work in command prompt                             0 days
       http://bugs.python.org/issue7496    r.david.murray                

AttributeError: MSVCCompiler instance has no attribute '_MSVCCom    0 days
       http://bugs.python.org/issue7509    srid                          

AttributeError: MSVCCompiler instance has no attribute '_MSVCCom    0 days
       http://bugs.python.org/issue7510    loewis                        

many source files contaminated with form feed (\f) characters       0 days
       http://bugs.python.org/issue7513    amaury.forgeotdarc            

Lib/test/regrtest.py -ulib2to3 yield "Invalid -u option"            0 days
       http://bugs.python.org/issue7515    benjamin.peterson             

Incorrect handling of nested calss                                  0 days
       http://bugs.python.org/issue7520    r.david.murray                

random.choice should accept a set as input                          2 days
       http://bugs.python.org/issue7522    lleeoo                        

Freeze bug with xml.dom                                             0 days
       http://bugs.python.org/issue7524    loewis                        

datetime.timedelta doc has incorrect output                         0 days
       http://bugs.python.org/issue7531    mark.dickinson                

unable to install pycurl in 2.6.4                                   0 days
       http://bugs.python.org/issue7533    brett.cannon                  

logging: Filters on Loggers can't actually filter messages on lo    1 days
       http://bugs.python.org/issue7535    vinay.sajip                   

float('inf')**2 != inf                                              0 days
       http://bugs.python.org/issue7536    mark.dickinson                

gensuitemodule.processfile fails                                 1761 days
       http://bugs.python.org/issue1123727 ronaldoussoren                

Misleading exception from unicode.__contains__                   1007 days
       http://bugs.python.org/issue1680159 r.david.murray                

Top Issues Most Discussed (10)

 20 signals not always delivered to main thread, since other thread  688 days
open    http://bugs.python.org/issue1975   

 13 GZipFile.readline too slow                                         4 days
open    http://bugs.python.org/issue7471   

 13 unicode(exception) and str(exception) should return the same me  207 days
open    http://bugs.python.org/issue6108   

  9 binascii module, crazy error messages, unexpected behavior       354 days
open    http://bugs.python.org/issue4770   

  8 sysconfig variable LINKFORSHARED has wrong value for MacOS X fr  487 days
open    http://bugs.python.org/issue3588   

  7 Add gamma function, error functions and other C99 math.h functi  521 days
open    http://bugs.python.org/issue3366   

  6 msvc9compiler.py: ValueError: [u'path']                            3 days
open    http://bugs.python.org/issue7511   

  6 os.lchmod is not present                                           6 days
open    http://bugs.python.org/issue7479   

  6 codecs missing: base64 bz2 hex zlib ...                            7 days
open    http://bugs.python.org/issue7475   

  6 reject unicode in zlib                                           352 days
closed  http://bugs.python.org/issue4757   

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