[Python-Dev] Summary of Python tracker Issues

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Fri Jan 30 18:06:48 CET 2009

ACTIVITY SUMMARY (01/23/09 - 01/30/09)
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 2352 open (+54) / 14582 closed (+20) / 16934 total (+74)

Open issues with patches:   788

Average duration of open issues: 697 days.
Median duration of open issues:   6 days.

Open Issues Breakdown
   open  2328 (+53)
pending    24 ( +1)

Issues Created Or Reopened (74)

urrlib2/httplib doesn't reset file position between requests     01/23/09
       http://bugs.python.org/issue5038    created  matejcik                  

Adjust reference-counting note                                   01/24/09
       http://bugs.python.org/issue5039    created  tjreedy                   

Bug of CGIXMLRPCRequestHandler                                   01/24/09
       http://bugs.python.org/issue5040    created  WayneHuang                

Memory leak in imp.find_module                                   01/24/09
CLOSED http://bugs.python.org/issue5041    created  ocean-city                
       patch, easy                                                             

Structure sub-subclass does not initialize with base class posit 01/24/09
       http://bugs.python.org/issue5042    created  jaraco                    

get_msvcr() returns None rather than []                          01/24/09
       http://bugs.python.org/issue5043    created  lkcl                      

name not found in generator in eval()                            01/24/09
       http://bugs.python.org/issue5044    created  fjhpy                     

imaplib should remove length of literal strings                  01/24/09
       http://bugs.python.org/issue5045    created  bmoore                    

native win32 and wine mingw+msys build of python2.7              01/24/09
CLOSED http://bugs.python.org/issue5046    created  lkcl                      

Remove Monterey support from configure.in                        01/24/09
       http://bugs.python.org/issue5047    created  skip.montanaro            

Extending itertools.combinations                                 01/25/09
CLOSED http://bugs.python.org/issue5048    created  konryd                    

ctypes unwilling to allow pickling wide character                01/25/09
       http://bugs.python.org/issue5049    created  jaraco                    

unicode(C) invokes C.__unicode__ when __unicode__ is defined     01/25/09
CLOSED http://bugs.python.org/issue5050    created  livibetter                

test_update2 in test_os.py invalid due to os.environ.clear() fol 01/25/09
       http://bugs.python.org/issue5051    created  lkcl                      

Mark distutils to stay compatible with 2.3                       01/25/09
       http://bugs.python.org/issue5052    reopened tarek                     

http.client.HTTPMessage.getallmatchingheaders() always returns [ 01/25/09
       http://bugs.python.org/issue5053    created  mwatkins                  

CGIHTTPRequestHandler.run_cgi() HTTP_ACCEPT improperly parsed    01/25/09
       http://bugs.python.org/issue5054    created  mwatkins                  

Distutils-SIG page needs to be updated                           01/25/09
CLOSED http://bugs.python.org/issue5055    created  akitada                   

PyAPI assumes OS can access shared data in loadable modules (win 01/25/09
CLOSED http://bugs.python.org/issue5056    created  lkcl                      

Unicode-width dependent optimization leads to non-portable pyc f 01/25/09
       http://bugs.python.org/issue5057    created  pitrou                    

stop pgen.exe from generating CRLF-ended files and causing mayhe 01/25/09
CLOSED http://bugs.python.org/issue5058    created  lkcl                      

Policy.DomainStrict in cookielib example code                    01/25/09
       http://bugs.python.org/issue5059    created  babo                      

gcc profile guided optimization                                  01/25/09
       http://bugs.python.org/issue5060    created  rpetrov                   

Inadequate documentation of the built-in function open           01/25/09
       http://bugs.python.org/issue5061    created  MLModel                   

Rlcompleter.Completer does not use __dir__ magic method          01/26/09
       http://bugs.python.org/issue5062    created  carlj                     

python-2.6.spec doesn't build properly                           01/26/09
       http://bugs.python.org/issue5063    created  ptoal                     

compiler.parse raises SyntaxErrors without line number informati 01/26/09
       http://bugs.python.org/issue5064    created  exarkun                   

IDLE improve Subprocess Startup Error message                    01/26/09
       http://bugs.python.org/issue5065    created  stevenjd                  

IDLE documentation for Unix obsolete/incorrect                   01/26/09
       http://bugs.python.org/issue5066    created  stevenjd                  

Error msg from using wrong quotes in JSON is unhelpful           01/26/09
       http://bugs.python.org/issue5067    created  stevenjd                  

tarfile loops forever on broken input                            01/26/09
       http://bugs.python.org/issue5068    created  fijal                     

Use sets instead of list in posixpath._resolve_link              01/26/09
CLOSED http://bugs.python.org/issue5069    created  tzot                      

Distutils should create install dir if needed                    01/26/09
       http://bugs.python.org/issue5070    created  andybuckley               

Distutils should not fail if install dir is not in PYTHONPATH    01/26/09
       http://bugs.python.org/issue5071    created  andybuckley               

urllib.open sends full URL after GET command instead of local pa 01/26/09
       http://bugs.python.org/issue5072    created  olemis                    

bsddb/test/test_lock.py sometimes fails due to floating point er 01/26/09
CLOSED http://bugs.python.org/issue5073    created  ocean-city                

python3 and ctypes, script causes crash                          01/27/09
CLOSED http://bugs.python.org/issue5074    created  pooryorick                

bdist_wininst should not depend on the vc runtime?               01/27/09
CLOSED http://bugs.python.org/issue5075    created  mhammond                  

bdist_wininst fails on py3k                                      01/27/09
CLOSED http://bugs.python.org/issue5076    created  mhammond                  
       patch, patch                                                            

2to3 fixer for the removal of operator functions                 01/27/09
       http://bugs.python.org/issue5077    created  alexandre.vassalotti      

Avoid redundant call to FormatError()                            01/27/09
       http://bugs.python.org/issue5078    created  eckhardt                  

time.ctime docs refer to "time tuple" for default                01/27/09
       http://bugs.python.org/issue5079    created  tlynn                     

PyArg_Parse* should raise TypeError for float parsed with intege 01/27/09
       http://bugs.python.org/issue5080    created  marketdickinson           

Unable to print Unicode characters in Python 3 on Windows        01/27/09
CLOSED http://bugs.python.org/issue5081    created  giampaolo.rodola          

Let frameworks to register attributes as builtins                01/27/09
CLOSED http://bugs.python.org/issue5082    created  andrea-bs                 

New resource ('gui') for regrtest                                01/27/09
CLOSED http://bugs.python.org/issue5083    created  gpolo                     

unpickling does not intern attribute names                       01/27/09
       http://bugs.python.org/issue5084    created  jakemcguire               

distutils/test_sdist failure on windows                          01/27/09
CLOSED http://bugs.python.org/issue5085    created  ocean-city                

set_daemon does not exist in Thread                              01/28/09
CLOSED http://bugs.python.org/issue5086    created  mnewman                   

set_daemon does not exist in Thread                              01/28/09
CLOSED http://bugs.python.org/issue5087    created  mnewman                   

optparse: inconsistent default value for append actions          01/28/09
       http://bugs.python.org/issue5088    created  pycurry                   

Error in atexit._run_exitfuncs [...] Exception expected for valu 01/28/09
       http://bugs.python.org/issue5089    created  marketdickinson           

import tkinter library Visual C++ Concepts:C Run-Time Error R603 01/28/09
       http://bugs.python.org/issue5090    created  guxianminer               

Segfault in PyObject_Malloc(), address out of bounds             01/28/09
       http://bugs.python.org/issue5091    created  christian.heimes          

weird memory usage in multiprocessing module                     01/29/09
CLOSED http://bugs.python.org/issue5092    created  Orlowski                  

2to3 with a pipe on non-ASCII script                             01/29/09
       http://bugs.python.org/issue5093    created  haypo                     

datetime lacks concrete tzinfo impl. for UTC                     01/29/09
       http://bugs.python.org/issue5094    created  brett.cannon              

msi missing from "bdist --help-formats"                          01/29/09
       http://bugs.python.org/issue5095    created  bethard                   

strange thing after call PyObject_CallMethod                     01/29/09
       http://bugs.python.org/issue5096    created  exe                       

asyncore.dispatcher_with_send undocumented                       01/29/09
       http://bugs.python.org/issue5097    created  exe                       

Environ doesn't escape spaces properly                           01/29/09
CLOSED http://bugs.python.org/issue5098    created  stuaxo                    

subprocess.POpen.__del__() AttributeError (os module == None!)   01/29/09
       http://bugs.python.org/issue5099    created  marystern                 

ElementTree.iterparse and Element.tail confusion                 01/29/09
       http://bugs.python.org/issue5100    created  jeroen.dirks              

test_funcattrs truncated during unittest conversion              01/29/09
       http://bugs.python.org/issue5101    created  marketdickinson           

urllib2.py timeouts do not propagate across redirects for 2.6.1  01/29/09
       http://bugs.python.org/issue5102    created  jacques                   

ssl.SSLSocket timeout not working correctly when remote end is h 01/29/09
       http://bugs.python.org/issue5103    created  jacques                   

getsockaddrarg() casts port number from int to short without any 01/29/09
       http://bugs.python.org/issue5104    created  roman.zeyde               

sqlite3.Row class, handling duplicate column names resulting fro 01/29/09
       http://bugs.python.org/issue5105    created  sockonafish               

Update Naming & Binding statement for 3.0                        01/30/09
       http://bugs.python.org/issue5106    created  tjreedy                   

built-in open(..., encoding=vague_default)                       01/30/09
       http://bugs.python.org/issue5107    created  sjmachin                  

Invalid UTF-8 ("%s") length in PyUnicode_FromFormatV()           01/30/09
       http://bugs.python.org/issue5108    created  haypo                     

array.array constructor very slow when passed an array object.   01/30/09
       http://bugs.python.org/issue5109    created  malcolmp                  

Printing Unicode chars from the interpreter in a non-UTF8 termin 01/30/09
       http://bugs.python.org/issue5110    created  ezio.melotti              

httplib: wrong Host header when connecting to IPv6 loopback      01/30/09
       http://bugs.python.org/issue5111    created  gdesmott                  

Issues Now Closed (47)

[distutils] - error when processing the "--formats=tar" option     30 days
       http://bugs.python.org/issue1885    tarek                     

shutil.destinsrc returns wrong result when source path matches b  357 days
       http://bugs.python.org/issue2047    pitrou                    
       patch, easy                                                             

msi installs to the incorrect location (C drive)                  320 days
       http://bugs.python.org/issue2271    loewis                    

Ttk support for Tkinter                                           246 days
       http://bugs.python.org/issue2983    gpolo                     

Python 2.5.2 Windows Source Distribution missing Visual Studio 2  225 days
       http://bugs.python.org/issue3105    loewis                    

multiprocessing adds built-in types to the global copyreg.dispat  196 days
       http://bugs.python.org/issue3350    jnoller                   

Fix gdbinit for Python 3.0                                        164 days
       http://bugs.python.org/issue3610    skip.montanaro            

importing from UNC roots doesn't work                             152 days
       http://bugs.python.org/issue3677    ocean-city                

_tkinter._flatten() doesn't check PySequence_Size() error code    136 days
       http://bugs.python.org/issue3880    benjamin.peterson         

IDLE won't start in custom directory.                             130 days
       http://bugs.python.org/issue3881    loewis                    

zipfile and winzip                                                 11 days
       http://bugs.python.org/issue3997    amaury.forgeotdarc        
       patch, needs review                                                     

open(0, closefd=False) prints 3 warnings                           92 days
       http://bugs.python.org/issue4233    haypo                     

Portability fixes in longobject.c                                  62 days
       http://bugs.python.org/issue4393    marketdickinson           

2.6.1 breaks many applications that embed Python on Windows        52 days
       http://bugs.python.org/issue4566    mhammond                  
       patch, needs review                                                     

range objects becomes hashable after attribute access              41 days
       http://bugs.python.org/issue4701    jcea                      

python3.0 -u: unbuffered stdout                                     7 days
       http://bugs.python.org/issue4705    pitrou                    

round(25, 1) should return an integer, not a float                 39 days
       http://bugs.python.org/issue4707    marketdickinson           

[PATCH] zipfile.ZipFile does not extract directories properly      34 days
       http://bugs.python.org/issue4710    loewis                    
       patch, needs review                                                     

deprecate/delete	distutils.mwerkscompiler...                       19 days
       http://bugs.python.org/issue4863    tarek                     

Inconsistent usage of next/__next__ in ABC collections; collecti   17 days
       http://bugs.python.org/issue4920    rhettinger                

Make heapq work with all mutable sequences                         14 days
       http://bugs.python.org/issue4948    rhettinger                

doctest.testfile should set __name__, can't use namedtuple          6 days
       http://bugs.python.org/issue5021    rhettinger                

test_kqueue failure on OS X                                         3 days
       http://bugs.python.org/issue5025    marketdickinson           

itertools.fixlen                                                    4 days
       http://bugs.python.org/issue5034    rhettinger                

Memory leak in imp.find_module                                      6 days
       http://bugs.python.org/issue5041    ocean-city                
       patch, easy                                                             

native win32 and wine mingw+msys build of python2.7                 0 days
       http://bugs.python.org/issue5046    loewis                    

Extending itertools.combinations                                    3 days
       http://bugs.python.org/issue5048    rhettinger                

unicode(C) invokes C.__unicode__ when __unicode__ is defined        0 days
       http://bugs.python.org/issue5050    loewis                    

Distutils-SIG page needs to be updated                              0 days
       http://bugs.python.org/issue5055    loewis                    

PyAPI assumes OS can access shared data in loadable modules (win    4 days
       http://bugs.python.org/issue5056    eckhardt                  

stop pgen.exe from generating CRLF-ended files and causing mayhe    3 days
       http://bugs.python.org/issue5058    amaury.forgeotdarc        

Use sets instead of list in posixpath._resolve_link                 1 days
       http://bugs.python.org/issue5069    benjamin.peterson         

bsddb/test/test_lock.py sometimes fails due to floating point er    0 days
       http://bugs.python.org/issue5073    marketdickinson           

python3 and ctypes, script causes crash                             0 days
       http://bugs.python.org/issue5074    loewis                    

bdist_wininst should not depend on the vc runtime?                  2 days
       http://bugs.python.org/issue5075    mhammond                  

bdist_wininst fails on py3k                                         3 days
       http://bugs.python.org/issue5076    loewis                    
       patch, patch                                                            

Unable to print Unicode characters in Python 3 on Windows           0 days
       http://bugs.python.org/issue5081    loewis                    

Let frameworks to register attributes as builtins                   0 days
       http://bugs.python.org/issue5082    loewis                    

New resource ('gui') for regrtest                                   1 days
       http://bugs.python.org/issue5083    gpolo                     

distutils/test_sdist failure on windows                             2 days
       http://bugs.python.org/issue5085    tarek                     

set_daemon does not exist in Thread                                 0 days
       http://bugs.python.org/issue5086    benjamin.peterson         

set_daemon does not exist in Thread                                 2 days
       http://bugs.python.org/issue5087    benjamin.peterson         

weird memory usage in multiprocessing module                        2 days
       http://bugs.python.org/issue5092    LambertDW                 

Environ doesn't escape spaces properly                              0 days
       http://bugs.python.org/issue5098    loewis                    

threading module can deadlock after fork                          163 days
       http://bugs.python.org/issue874900  jcea                      
       patch, needs review                                                     

Improve itertools.starmap                                         971 days
       http://bugs.python.org/issue1498370 rhettinger                

cPickle cannot unpickle subnormal floats on some machines         694 days
       http://bugs.python.org/issue1672332 marketdickinson           

Top Issues Most Discussed (10)

 16 Get rid of more references to __cmp__                            106 days
open    http://bugs.python.org/issue1717   

 14 Extending itertools.combinations                                   3 days
closed  http://bugs.python.org/issue5048   

 14 round(25, 1) should return an integer, not a float                39 days
closed  http://bugs.python.org/issue4707   

 11 python3 closes + home keys                                        45 days
open    http://bugs.python.org/issue4676   

  8 weird memory usage in multiprocessing module                       2 days
closed  http://bugs.python.org/issue5092   

  8 xml.parsers.expat make a dictionary which keys are broken if bu    8 days
open    http://bugs.python.org/issue5036   

  8 python3.0 -u: unbuffered stdout                                    7 days
closed  http://bugs.python.org/issue4705   

  8 Use a named tuple for sys.version_info                            83 days
open    http://bugs.python.org/issue4285   

  7 bdist_wininst fails on py3k                                        3 days
closed  http://bugs.python.org/issue5076   

  7 Rlcompleter.Completer does not use __dir__ magic method            5 days
open    http://bugs.python.org/issue5062   

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