[Python-Dev] Summary of Python tracker Issues

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ACTIVITY SUMMARY (12/25/09 - 01/01/10)
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 2537 open (+22) / 16902 closed (+19) / 19439 total (+41)

Open issues with patches:  1016

Average duration of open issues: 705 days.
Median duration of open issues: 462 days.

Open Issues Breakdown
   open  2504 (+22)
pending    32 ( +0)

Issues Created Or Reopened (42)

doc: Code is not always colored                                  12/30/09
CLOSED http://bugs.python.org/issue7487    reopened flox                          

documention buglet for PyBuffer                                  12/26/09
CLOSED http://bugs.python.org/issue7577    created  ronaldoussoren                

Behavior of operations on a closed file object is not documented 12/26/09
       http://bugs.python.org/issue7578    created  blep                          

Patch to add docstrings to msvcrt                                12/26/09
       http://bugs.python.org/issue7579    created  brian.curtin                  

distutils makefile from python.org installer doesn't work on OS  12/27/09
       http://bugs.python.org/issue7580    created  bskaplan                      

incomplete doc of zlib                                           12/27/09
CLOSED http://bugs.python.org/issue7581    created  coolwanglu                    

[patch] diff.py to use iso timestamp                             12/27/09
       http://bugs.python.org/issue7582    created  techtonik                     

doctest should normalize tabs when comparing output              12/27/09
       http://bugs.python.org/issue7583    created  techtonik                     

datetime.rfcformat() for Date and Time on the Internet           12/27/09
       http://bugs.python.org/issue7584    created  techtonik                     

[patch] difflib should separate filename from timestamp with tab 12/27/09
       http://bugs.python.org/issue7585    created  techtonik                     

Typo in collections documentation                                12/28/09
CLOSED http://bugs.python.org/issue7586    created  nneonneo                      

Python 3.1.1 source build issues                                 12/28/09
CLOSED http://bugs.python.org/issue7587    created  sharmaag                      

unittest.TestCase.shortDescription isn't short anymore           12/28/09
       http://bugs.python.org/issue7588    created  exarkun                       

setup.py shouldn't try to build nis module when nis headers aren 12/28/09
CLOSED http://bugs.python.org/issue7589    created  Arfrever                      

'exceptions' module mentioned in documentation                   12/28/09
CLOSED http://bugs.python.org/issue7590    created  July                          

test_get_platform fails on 3.1                                   12/28/09
       http://bugs.python.org/issue7591    created  pitrou                        

ssl module documentation: SSLSocket.unwrap description shown twi 12/28/09
       http://bugs.python.org/issue7592    created  mnewman                       

Computed-goto patch for RE engine                                12/29/09
       http://bugs.python.org/issue7593    created  akuchling                     
       patch, needs review                                                     

shlex refactoring                                                12/29/09
       http://bugs.python.org/issue7594    created  ferringb                      
       patch, needs review                                                     

Doc typo for select.kevent()                                     12/29/09
CLOSED http://bugs.python.org/issue7595    created  whit537                       

test_logging sometimes fails                                     12/29/09
CLOSED http://bugs.python.org/issue7596    created  pitrou                        

curses.use_env implementation error                              12/30/09
       http://bugs.python.org/issue7597    created  kanru                         

Cannot install, problems with assembly?                          12/30/09
CLOSED http://bugs.python.org/issue7598    created  sh.00                         

(c)ElementTree can produce invalid XML                           12/30/09
       http://bugs.python.org/issue7599    created  jwilk                         

interpreter crashes before start                                 12/30/09
CLOSED http://bugs.python.org/issue7600    created  mhh91                         

Installation - 2 tests failed: test_cmd_line test_xmlrpc         12/30/09
CLOSED http://bugs.python.org/issue7601    created  sadhak                        

Doc: make clean and make update do not delete or update Doc/tool 12/30/09
CLOSED http://bugs.python.org/issue7602    created  flox                          

There is no 'seq' type                                           12/30/09
CLOSED http://bugs.python.org/issue7603    created  tom66                         

delattr __slots__ inconsistancy                                  12/30/09
CLOSED http://bugs.python.org/issue7604    created  ferringb                      

test_cmd_line fails with non-ascii path                          12/30/09
       http://bugs.python.org/issue7605    created  pitrou                        

test_xmlrpc fails with non-ascii path                            12/30/09
       http://bugs.python.org/issue7606    created  pitrou                        

stringlib fastsearch could be improved on 64-bit builds          12/30/09
       http://bugs.python.org/issue7607    created  pitrou                        

PyUnicode_FromFormatV handles %R and %S incorrectly.             12/30/09
CLOSED http://bugs.python.org/issue7608    created  alexandre.vassalotti          

Add --with-system-expat option                                   12/31/09
CLOSED http://bugs.python.org/issue7609    created  Arfrever                      

Cannot use both read and readline method in same ZipExtFile obje 12/31/09
       http://bugs.python.org/issue7610    created  lucifer                       

shlex not posix compliant when parsing "foo#bar"                 12/31/09
       http://bugs.python.org/issue7611    created  jjdmol2                       

Fix "pass and object" typo in Library Reference / Built-in Types 12/31/09
CLOSED http://bugs.python.org/issue7612    created  ygale                         

[cppcheck] found a regression : Invalid number of character ((). 12/31/09
CLOSED http://bugs.python.org/issue7613    created  ettl.martin                   

Python 2.6.4 segfaults                                           12/31/09
CLOSED http://bugs.python.org/issue7614    created  ttsiod                        

unicode_escape codec does not escape quotes                      01/01/10
       http://bugs.python.org/issue7615    created  rhansen                       

test_memoryview test_setitem_writable failures with Intel ICC    01/01/10
       http://bugs.python.org/issue7616    created  ivank                         

distutils.unixccompiler.UnixCCompiler.runtime_library_dir_option 01/01/10
       http://bugs.python.org/issue7617    created  Arfrever                      

Issues Now Closed (46)

True division of integers could be more accurate                  715 days
       http://bugs.python.org/issue1811    mark.dickinson                

API to clear most free lists                                      690 days
       http://bugs.python.org/issue2019    amaury.forgeotdarc            

unit test UnicodeWarning                                          687 days
       http://bugs.python.org/issue2100    ezio.melotti                  

test_disutils fails                                               568 days
       http://bugs.python.org/issue3054    ronaldoussoren                

test_formatdate_usegmt fails on non-englisch locale               451 days
       http://bugs.python.org/issue4046    r.david.murray                

"à" in u"foo" raises a misleading error                          410 days
       http://bugs.python.org/issue4328    r.david.murray                

zipfile - add __exit__ attribute to make ZipFile object compatib  287 days
       http://bugs.python.org/issue5511    ezio.melotti                  

test_urllib2 fails - urlopen error file not on local host         271 days
       http://bugs.python.org/issue5625    orsenthil                     

Improve --with-dbmliborder option                                 170 days
       http://bugs.python.org/issue6491    benjamin.peterson             

Move the special-case for integer objects out of PyBytes_FromObj  141 days
       http://bugs.python.org/issue6687    alexandre.vassalotti          
       patch, 26backport                                                       

setup.py fails to find headers of system libffi                   104 days
       http://bugs.python.org/issue6943    benjamin.peterson             
       patch, easy                                                             

The replacement suggested for callable(x) in py3k is not	equival   92 days
       http://bugs.python.org/issue7006    benjamin.peterson             

C/API - Document exceptions                                        89 days
       http://bugs.python.org/issue7033    lekma                         

subprocess.check_output: "docstring has inconsistent leading whi   35 days
       http://bugs.python.org/issue7381    georg.brandl                  

optparse Documentation References Example Files that do not Exis   30 days
       http://bugs.python.org/issue7404    georg.brandl                  

datetime.datetime.isoformat truncation problem                     29 days
       http://bugs.python.org/issue7413    amaury.forgeotdarc            
       patch, needs review                                                     

doc: Code is not always colored                                     0 days
       http://bugs.python.org/issue7487    georg.brandl                  

float('nan')**2 != nan. float('nan')**2 error 33 on windows        13 days
       http://bugs.python.org/issue7534    mark.dickinson                

If a generator raises TypeError when being unpacked, an unrelate   10 days
       http://bugs.python.org/issue7548    amaury.forgeotdarc            

ctypes doc improvement: c_char_p                                    6 days
       http://bugs.python.org/issue7569    georg.brandl                  

Strange issue : cursor.commit() with sqlite                         5 days
       http://bugs.python.org/issue7572    ghaering                      

tes_math fails Mac OS X 10.4 due to OverflowError in test_mtestf    5 days
       http://bugs.python.org/issue7575    mark.dickinson                

documention buglet for PyBuffer                                     2 days
       http://bugs.python.org/issue7577    georg.brandl                  

incomplete doc of zlib                                              0 days
       http://bugs.python.org/issue7581    amaury.forgeotdarc            

Typo in collections documentation                                   0 days
       http://bugs.python.org/issue7586    georg.brandl                  

Python 3.1.1 source build issues                                    0 days
       http://bugs.python.org/issue7587    amaury.forgeotdarc            

setup.py shouldn't try to build nis module when nis headers aren    1 days
       http://bugs.python.org/issue7589    benjamin.peterson             

'exceptions' module mentioned in documentation                      1 days
       http://bugs.python.org/issue7590    georg.brandl                  

Doc typo for select.kevent()                                        0 days
       http://bugs.python.org/issue7595    georg.brandl                  

test_logging sometimes fails                                        1 days
       http://bugs.python.org/issue7596    ezio.melotti                  

Cannot install, problems with assembly?                             0 days
       http://bugs.python.org/issue7598    ezio.melotti                  

interpreter crashes before start                                    0 days
       http://bugs.python.org/issue7600    r.david.murray                

Installation - 2 tests failed: test_cmd_line test_xmlrpc            1 days
       http://bugs.python.org/issue7601    ezio.melotti                  

Doc: make clean and make update do not delete or update Doc/tool    0 days
       http://bugs.python.org/issue7602    georg.brandl                  

There is no 'seq' type                                              0 days
       http://bugs.python.org/issue7603    benjamin.peterson             

delattr __slots__ inconsistancy                                     0 days
       http://bugs.python.org/issue7604    benjamin.peterson             

PyUnicode_FromFormatV handles %R and %S incorrectly.                0 days
       http://bugs.python.org/issue7608    alexandre.vassalotti          

Add --with-system-expat option                                      1 days
       http://bugs.python.org/issue7609    benjamin.peterson             

Fix "pass and object" typo in Library Reference / Built-in Types    0 days
       http://bugs.python.org/issue7612    ezio.melotti                  

[cppcheck] found a regression : Invalid number of character (().    0 days
       http://bugs.python.org/issue7613    ezio.melotti                  

Python 2.6.4 segfaults                                              0 days
       http://bugs.python.org/issue7614    mark.dickinson                

Fwd: Debian Bug#42318: urllib.py has problems with malformed pro 3436 days
       http://bugs.python.org/issue210849  shinnosuke                    

urllib / urllib2 should cache 301 redirections                   2425 days
       http://bugs.python.org/issue735515  pitrou                        

fast modular exponentiation                                      2084 days
       http://bugs.python.org/issue936813  mark.dickinson                

bdist_deb - Debian packager                                       316 days
       http://bugs.python.org/issue1054967 astraw                        

Carbon.Scrap.PutScrapFlavor                                       987 days
       http://bugs.python.org/issue1700507 ronaldoussoren                

Top Issues Most Discussed (10)

 11 Add Option to Bind to a Local IP Address in httplib.py           462 days
open    http://bugs.python.org/issue3972   

  8 fast modular exponentiation                                     2084 days
closed  http://bugs.python.org/issue936813 

  6 [patch] difflib should separate filename from timestamp with ta    5 days
open    http://bugs.python.org/issue7585   

  6 [patch] diff.py to use iso timestamp                               5 days
open    http://bugs.python.org/issue7582   

  6 Implement fastsearch algorithm for rfind/rindex                   24 days
open    http://bugs.python.org/issue7462   

  5 test_xmlrpc fails with non-ascii path                              2 days
open    http://bugs.python.org/issue7606   

  5 test_logging sometimes fails                                       1 days
closed  http://bugs.python.org/issue7596   

  5 Patch to add docstrings to msvcrt                                  6 days
open    http://bugs.python.org/issue7579   

  5 Distutils-based installer does not detect 64bit versions of Pyt  126 days
open    http://bugs.python.org/issue6792   

  5 _sha256 et al. encode to UTF-8 by default                         17 days
open    http://bugs.python.org/issue3745   

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