[Python-Dev] Python 2.6.3

Bill Janssen janssen at parc.com
Thu Oct 1 18:01:21 CEST 2009

Scott Dial <scott+python-dev at scottdial.com> wrote:

> Scott Dial wrote:
> > While this code is present in
> > older versions of python, it seems to have become a problem recently
> > (2009-05-06 is the earliest report on the issue) perhaps due to a
> > version bump of OpenSSL? I never noticed the problem in python2.5 even
> > though the code is unchanged.
> To answer my own question, this was introduced in r64578 in ssl.py by
> the addition of the suppress_ragged_eofs feature (seems to originate
> with issue1251). While it is a change in the behavior of the ssl module,
> the change falls in line with other file-like objects and their handling
> of EOF, so the bug still falls to imaplib.
> In other words, this bug appeared in 2.6 and 3.0, and is present in all
> subsequent versions.

Thanks for bringing this up, Scott.


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