[Python-Dev] Summary of Python tracker Issues

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ACTIVITY SUMMARY (11/13/09 - 11/20/09)
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 2506 open (+41) / 16686 closed (+15) / 19192 total (+56)

Open issues with patches:  1000

Average duration of open issues: 685 days.
Median duration of open issues: 440 days.

Open Issues Breakdown
   open  2471 (+41)
pending    34 ( +0)

Issues Created Or Reopened (59)

textwrap doesn't linebreak on "\n"                               11/19/09
       http://bugs.python.org/issue1859    reopened gvanrossum                    

float compared to decimal is silently incorrect.                 11/14/09
       http://bugs.python.org/issue2531    reopened mark.dickinson                

2to3 execfile conversion changes behavior                        11/16/09
       http://bugs.python.org/issue7268    reopened benjamin.peterson             

os.path.normpath doesn't normalize ../path/something.py          11/13/09
CLOSED http://bugs.python.org/issue7315    created  purpleidea                    

Add a timeout functionality to common locking operations         11/13/09
       http://bugs.python.org/issue7316    created  pitrou                        

Display full tracebacks when an error occurs asynchronously      11/13/09
       http://bugs.python.org/issue7317    created  pitrou                        

multiprocessing should not wait endlessly                        11/13/09
CLOSED http://bugs.python.org/issue7318    created  pitrou                        

Silence DeprecationWarning by default                            11/14/09
       http://bugs.python.org/issue7319    created  brett.cannon                  

Unable to load external modules on build slave with debug python 11/14/09
       http://bugs.python.org/issue7320    created  db3l                          

PyIter_Check(obj) fails when obj is of type PySetType            11/14/09
CLOSED http://bugs.python.org/issue7321    created  damianeads                    

Socket timeout can cause file-like readline() method to lose dat 11/14/09
       http://bugs.python.org/issue7322    created  beazley                       

decimal.Decimal greater than/less than sometimes gives wrong ans 11/14/09
CLOSED http://bugs.python.org/issue7323    created  adamtj                        

Add sanity-check else case to regrtest option parsing            11/14/09
CLOSED http://bugs.python.org/issue7324    created  r.david.murray                
       patch, patch                                                            

tempfile.mkdtemp() does not return absolute pathname when dir is 11/14/09
       http://bugs.python.org/issue7325    created  roysmith                      

SOLUTION pls? /usr/lib/python2.6/dist-packages/visual/__init__.p 11/15/09
CLOSED http://bugs.python.org/issue7326    created  pveloz                        

format: minimum width: UTF-8 separators and decimal points       11/15/09
       http://bugs.python.org/issue7327    created  skrah                         

pydoc doesn't work from the command line                         11/15/09
CLOSED http://bugs.python.org/issue7328    created  pitrou                        

global statements outside functions/methods should raise SyntaxE 11/15/09
       http://bugs.python.org/issue7329    created  ezio.melotti                  

PyUnicode_FromFormat segfault when using widths.                 11/15/09
       http://bugs.python.org/issue7330    created  mark.dickinson                

Command line testing consistency between 2.x and 3.x             11/16/09
       http://bugs.python.org/issue7331    created  ncoghlan                      

python script segment fault at PyMarshal_ReadLastObjectFromFile  11/16/09
       http://bugs.python.org/issue7332    created  liang                         

Add initgroups to the posix/os modules                           11/16/09
       http://bugs.python.org/issue7333    created  exarkun                       

XML file locking in Jython 2.5 (OSError on Windows)              11/16/09
       http://bugs.python.org/issue7334    created  gdoutch                       

int/long discrepancy when formatting zero with "%.0d"            11/16/09
       http://bugs.python.org/issue7335    created  mark.dickinson                

traceback module not properly printing exceptions on interpreter 11/16/09
       http://bugs.python.org/issue7336    created  rtyler                        

Add lossy queue to queue library module                          11/17/09
       http://bugs.python.org/issue7337    created  bpb                           

recursive __attribute__ -> Fatal Python error: Cannot recover fr 11/17/09
       http://bugs.python.org/issue7338    created  kaizhu                        

bsddb crashes when transaction limit occurs                      11/17/09
       http://bugs.python.org/issue7339    created  pc                            

Doc for sys.exc_info has warning that is no longer valid         11/17/09
       http://bugs.python.org/issue7340    created  ghewgill                      

test_tarfile failing (file in use when deleting) on Windows buil 11/17/09
CLOSED http://bugs.python.org/issue7341    created  pmoore                        
       patch, buildbot                                                         

str(datetime_obj) doesn't include microseconds if their value is 11/17/09
       http://bugs.python.org/issue7342    created  ezio.melotti                  

"What's new in 3.0" says % operator will be deprecated in 3.1    11/18/09
CLOSED http://bugs.python.org/issue7343    created  jaredgrubb                    

wsgiref tests failing on Windows 7 buildbot                      11/18/09
CLOSED http://bugs.python.org/issue7344    created  ncoghlan                      

calendar.TextCalendar().formatyear wrong argument list           11/18/09
       http://bugs.python.org/issue7345    created  dingle                        

Redirected stdout fires [Errno 9]                                11/18/09
       http://bugs.python.org/issue7346    created  ecir.hana                     

Patch - add RegCreateKeyEx to _winreg                            11/18/09
       http://bugs.python.org/issue7347    created  brian.curtin                  

StringIO.StringIO.readline(-1)  returns the wrong result compare 11/18/09
       http://bugs.python.org/issue7348    created  exarkun                       

StringIO.StringIO, io.BytesIO, and io.StringIO accept None in pl 11/18/09
       http://bugs.python.org/issue7349    created  exarkun                       

csv doesn't handle escaped characters properly                   11/18/09
       http://bugs.python.org/issue7350    created  est_python_tracker            

Documentation typos found in "zipfile — Work with ZIP archives 11/18/09
       http://bugs.python.org/issue7351    reopened Retro                         

python2.6-config --ldflags out of /usr and missing -L<install_li 11/18/09
       http://bugs.python.org/issue7352    created  mauger                        

cporting docs recommend using Include/intobject.h, which was rem 11/18/09
       http://bugs.python.org/issue7353    created  dmalcolm                      

distutils.tests.test_msvc9compiler - dragfullwindows can have va 11/18/09
CLOSED http://bugs.python.org/issue7354    created  pmoore                        
       patch, patch, buildbot                                                  

Struct incorrectly compiles format strings                       11/19/09
       http://bugs.python.org/issue7355    reopened mark.dickinson                

parsing of ldconfig output in ctypes/utils.py depends on the loc 11/19/09
       http://bugs.python.org/issue7356    created  doko                          

tarfile doesn't detect disk full error on extraction             11/19/09
       http://bugs.python.org/issue7357    created  eliv                          

cPickle crash on failed assertion                                11/19/09
       http://bugs.python.org/issue7358    created  rybesh                        

mailbox cannot modify mailboxes in system mail spool             11/19/09
       http://bugs.python.org/issue7359    created  doko                          

[mailbox] race: mbox may lose data with concurrent access        11/19/09
       http://bugs.python.org/issue7360    created  doko                          

Strange importlib error during test_multiprocessing failure      11/19/09
       http://bugs.python.org/issue7361    created  r.david.murray                

Incorrect error message with def((x)=0)                          11/19/09
CLOSED http://bugs.python.org/issue7362    created  james.lingard                 

Inconsistent indentation in SocketServer docs                    11/20/09
CLOSED http://bugs.python.org/issue7363    created  ubershmekel                   

Traceback contains incorrect line number for duplicate argument  11/20/09
CLOSED http://bugs.python.org/issue7364    created  james.lingard                 

grp and pwd should treat uid and gid as unsigned                 11/20/09
       http://bugs.python.org/issue7365    created  eplese                        

weakref module example relies on behaviour not guaranteed by id( 11/20/09
       http://bugs.python.org/issue7366    created  jamesh                        

IDLE OSError [errno 13] permission denied accessing help files   11/20/09
       http://bugs.python.org/issue7367    created  Quik_Foot                     

Internal error in threading.py                                   11/20/09
CLOSED http://bugs.python.org/issue7368    created  3Jane                         

Fibonacci example does not include 0; section 4.6                11/20/09
       http://bugs.python.org/issue7369    created  prm225                        

patch: BaseHTTPServer reinventing rfc822                         11/20/09
       http://bugs.python.org/issue7370    created  schmiddy                      

Issues Now Closed (50)

py3k os.popen result is not iterable, patch attached              806 days
       http://bugs.python.org/issue1087    ezio.melotti                  

"python -m pydoc -g"  fails                                       650 days
       http://bugs.python.org/issue2029    ncoghlan                      

add ftp-tls support to ftplib - RFC 4217                          648 days
       http://bugs.python.org/issue2054    pitrou                        

Fold unary + and not on constants                                 601 days
       http://bugs.python.org/issue2499    rhettinger                    

IDLE won't start in custom directory.                             426 days
       http://bugs.python.org/issue3881    gagenellina                   

single architecture framework build fails on OS X 10.5            418 days
       http://bugs.python.org/issue3962    ronaldoussoren                

pprint._safe_repr is not general enough in one instance           418 days
       http://bugs.python.org/issue3976    rhettinger                    

IDLE does not open too                                            405 days
       http://bugs.python.org/issue4049    loewis                        

mimetypes on Windows should read MIME database from registry (w/  302 days
       http://bugs.python.org/issue4969    pitrou                        

unicode(x) for weakref.proxy objects invokes __str__ instead of   299 days
       http://bugs.python.org/issue5037    benjamin.peterson             
       patch, needs review                                                     

Malloc errors in test_io                                          232 days
       http://bugs.python.org/issue5614    ronaldoussoren                

Enable short float repr() on Solaris/x86                          210 days
       http://bugs.python.org/issue5792    mark.dickinson                
       patch, easy                                                             

Subclassing property doesn't preserve the auto __doc__ behavior   202 days
       http://bugs.python.org/issue5890    moriyoshi                     
       patch, needs review                                                     

normpath() sometimes maps unicode to str                          127 days
       http://bugs.python.org/issue6450    ezio.melotti                  

Wrong doc strings in itertools                                     91 days
       http://bugs.python.org/issue6738    rhettinger                    

Provide CPython command line functionality via runpy module        79 days
       http://bugs.python.org/issue6816    cjw296                        

enable compilation of readline module on Mac OS X 10.5 and 10.6    68 days
       http://bugs.python.org/issue6877    srid                          
       patch, 26backport, needs review                                         

Redundant calls made to comparison methods.                        54 days
       http://bugs.python.org/issue6970    mark.dickinson                
       needs review                                                            

strptime problem                                                   42 days
       http://bugs.python.org/issue7085    ronaldoussoren                

imp.load_module in thread causes core dump on OSX 10.6             35 days
       http://bugs.python.org/issue7144    ronaldoussoren                

Unportable test(1) construct                                       30 days
       http://bugs.python.org/issue7179    ronaldoussoren                

"pydoc -k" can generate AttributeError on Mac OS X                 29 days
       http://bugs.python.org/issue7180    ronaldoussoren                

64 bit python fails on Windows 7                                   24 days
       http://bugs.python.org/issue7206    richo                         

Mark expected failures of test_math, test_cmath and test_round a   13 days
       http://bugs.python.org/issue7251    mark.dickinson                

Fix set.intersection docstring                                     14 days
       http://bugs.python.org/issue7263    rhettinger                    

odd exec() behavior or documentation                                8 days
       http://bugs.python.org/issue7286    georg.brandl                  

test_msvc9compiler test_reg_class failure on new Windows box        9 days
       http://bugs.python.org/issue7293    tarek                         

reversed(range(x, -1, -1)) is empty when x > 1                      6 days
       http://bugs.python.org/issue7298    mark.dickinson                

Wrong link to Python Language Mapping Specification                 6 days
       http://bugs.python.org/issue7302    georg.brandl                  

Run some tests in a loop until failure                              2 days
       http://bugs.python.org/issue7312    r.david.murray                

2to3 fails when source file starts with BOM                         0 days
       http://bugs.python.org/issue7313    benjamin.peterson             

test_multiprocessing hangs in TestZZZNumberOfObjects after unitt    4 days
       http://bugs.python.org/issue7314    krisvale                      

os.path.normpath doesn't normalize ../path/something.py             1 days
       http://bugs.python.org/issue7315    georg.brandl                  

multiprocessing should not wait endlessly                           4 days
       http://bugs.python.org/issue7318    krisvale                      

PyIter_Check(obj) fails when obj is of type PySetType               0 days
       http://bugs.python.org/issue7321    pitrou                        

decimal.Decimal greater than/less than sometimes gives wrong ans    0 days
       http://bugs.python.org/issue7323    mark.dickinson                

Add sanity-check else case to regrtest option parsing               0 days
       http://bugs.python.org/issue7324    r.david.murray                
       patch, patch                                                            

SOLUTION pls? /usr/lib/python2.6/dist-packages/visual/__init__.p    0 days
       http://bugs.python.org/issue7326    Arfrever                      

pydoc doesn't work from the command line                            0 days
       http://bugs.python.org/issue7328    ncoghlan                      

test_tarfile failing (file in use when deleting) on Windows buil    1 days
       http://bugs.python.org/issue7341    lars.gustaebel                
       patch, buildbot                                                         

"What's new in 3.0" says % operator will be deprecated in 3.1       1 days
       http://bugs.python.org/issue7343    rhettinger                    

wsgiref tests failing on Windows 7 buildbot                         0 days
       http://bugs.python.org/issue7344    amaury.forgeotdarc            

distutils.tests.test_msvc9compiler - dragfullwindows can have va    0 days
       http://bugs.python.org/issue7354    tarek                         
       patch, patch, buildbot                                                  

Incorrect error message with def((x)=0)                             0 days
       http://bugs.python.org/issue7362    benjamin.peterson             

Inconsistent indentation in SocketServer docs                       1 days
       http://bugs.python.org/issue7363    r.david.murray                

Traceback contains incorrect line number for duplicate argument     0 days
       http://bugs.python.org/issue7364    benjamin.peterson             

Internal error in threading.py                                      0 days
       http://bugs.python.org/issue7368    r.david.murray                

fix for scheme identification in urllib2?                        1448 days
       http://bugs.python.org/issue1368312 orsenthil                     

cp720 encoding map                                               1066 days
       http://bugs.python.org/issue1616979 bialix                        
       patch, needs review                                                     

[PATCH] Fix ptcp154 encoding cyrillic_asian alias                 851 days
       http://bugs.python.org/issue1757126 pjenvey                       

Top Issues Most Discussed (10)

 19 crasher in str(Exception())                                        8 days
open    http://bugs.python.org/issue7309   

 14 test_msvc9compiler test_reg_class failure on new Windows box       9 days
closed  http://bugs.python.org/issue7293   

 13 Provide CPython command line functionality via runpy module       79 days
closed  http://bugs.python.org/issue6816   

 12 test_multiprocessing dictionary changed size errors and hang      47 days
open    http://bugs.python.org/issue7060   

 11 test_tarfile failing (file in use when deleting) on Windows bui    1 days
closed  http://bugs.python.org/issue7341   

  9 reversed(range(x, -1, -1)) is empty when x > 1                     6 days
closed  http://bugs.python.org/issue7298   

  9 add ftp-tls support to ftplib - RFC 4217                         648 days
closed  http://bugs.python.org/issue2054   

  7 Struct incorrectly compiles format strings                         1 days
open    http://bugs.python.org/issue7355   

  7 Documentation typos found in "zipfile — Work with ZIP archive    2 days
open    http://bugs.python.org/issue7351   

  6 Add initgroups to the posix/os modules                             4 days
open    http://bugs.python.org/issue7333   

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