[Python-Dev] Summary of Python tracker Issues

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ACTIVITY SUMMARY (01/08/10 - 01/15/10)
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 2536 open (+32) / 16993 closed (+16) / 19529 total (+48)

Open issues with patches:  1024

Average duration of open issues: 710 days.
Median duration of open issues: 469 days.

Open Issues Breakdown
   open  2501 (+32)
pending    34 ( +0)

Issues Created Or Reopened (53)

PYTHON3PATH environment variable to supersede PYTHONPATH for mul 01/13/10
CLOSED http://bugs.python.org/issue2375    reopened r.david.murray                

Mark the compiler package as deprecated                          01/13/10
       http://bugs.python.org/issue6837    reopened ezio.melotti                  

test_distutils failure                                           01/15/10
CLOSED http://bugs.python.org/issue6961    reopened flox                          

test_urllib: unsetting missing 'env' variable                    01/08/10
CLOSED http://bugs.python.org/issue7026    reopened flox                          

Two float('nan') are not equal                                   01/08/10
CLOSED http://bugs.python.org/issue7660    created  jmfauth                       

compiling ctypes fails with non-ascii path                       01/08/10
       http://bugs.python.org/issue7661    created  pitrou                        

time.utcoffset()                                                 01/09/10
       http://bugs.python.org/issue7662    created  techtonik                     

UCS4 build incorrectly translates cases for non-BMP code points  01/10/10
CLOSED http://bugs.python.org/issue7663    created  exarkun                       

python logger does not handle IOError Exception                  01/10/10
CLOSED http://bugs.python.org/issue7664    created  yateenjoshi                   

test_urllib2 and test_ntpath fail if path contains "\"           01/10/10
       http://bugs.python.org/issue7665    created  flox                          

test_lib2to3 fails if path contains space                        01/10/10
CLOSED http://bugs.python.org/issue7666    created  flox                          

test_doctest fails with non-ascii path                           01/10/10
       http://bugs.python.org/issue7667    created  flox                          

test_httpservers fails with non-ascii path                       01/10/10
       http://bugs.python.org/issue7668    created  flox                          

test_unicode_file fails with non-ascii path                      01/10/10
CLOSED http://bugs.python.org/issue7669    created  flox                          

_sqlite3: Block *all* operations on a closed Connection object   01/10/10
       http://bugs.python.org/issue7670    created  haypo                         

test_popen fails if path contains special char like ";"          01/11/10
       http://bugs.python.org/issue7671    reopened flox                          

_ssl module causes segfault                                      01/10/10
       http://bugs.python.org/issue7672    created  ssoria                        

audioop: check that length is a multiple of the size             01/11/10
       http://bugs.python.org/issue7673    created  haypo                         

select.select() corner cases: duplicate fds, out-of-range fds    01/11/10
       http://bugs.python.org/issue7674    created  cdleary                       

help() doesn't accept unicode literals in built in docstrings    01/11/10
       http://bugs.python.org/issue7675    created  psd                           

IDLE shell shouldn't use TABs                                    01/11/10
       http://bugs.python.org/issue7676    created  cben                          

distutils, better error message for setup.py upload -sign withou 01/11/10
       http://bugs.python.org/issue7677    created  illume                        

subprocess.Popen pipeline example code in the documentation is l 01/11/10
       http://bugs.python.org/issue7678    created  steven.k.wong                 

Warning building 2.7 on OS X 10.6 libintl.h "Present But Cannot  01/12/10
       http://bugs.python.org/issue7679    created  ssteinerX                     

pythonw crash while attempting to start() a thread object        01/12/10
       http://bugs.python.org/issue7680    created  dontbugme                     

Incorrect division in [wave.py]                                  01/12/10
CLOSED http://bugs.python.org/issue7681    created  alfps                         
       patch, needs review                                                     

Optimisation of if with constant expression                      01/12/10
       http://bugs.python.org/issue7682    created  sdefresne                     

Wrong link in HTML documentation                                 01/12/10
CLOSED http://bugs.python.org/issue7683    created  francescor                    

decimal.py: infinity coefficients in tuples                      01/12/10
       http://bugs.python.org/issue7684    created  skrah                         

minor typo in re docs                                            01/12/10
CLOSED http://bugs.python.org/issue7685    created  mikejs                        

redundant open modes 'rbb', 'wbb', 'abb' no longer work on Windo 01/13/10
       http://bugs.python.org/issue7686    created  ivank                         

Bluetooth support untested                                       01/13/10
       http://bugs.python.org/issue7687    created  pitrou                        

TypeError: __name__ must be set to a string object               01/13/10
       http://bugs.python.org/issue7688    created  frankmillman                  

Pickling of classes with a metaclass and copy_reg                01/13/10
       http://bugs.python.org/issue7689    created  craigcitro                    

Wrong PEP number in importlib module manual page                 01/13/10
CLOSED http://bugs.python.org/issue7690    created  francescor                    

test_bsddb3 files are not always removed when test fails         01/13/10
CLOSED http://bugs.python.org/issue7691    created  flox                          

Pointless comparision of unsigned integer with zero              01/13/10
CLOSED http://bugs.python.org/issue7692    created  Bugger                        

tarfile.extractall can't have unicode extraction path            01/13/10
       http://bugs.python.org/issue7693    created  pbienst                       

DeprecationWarning from distuils.commands.build_ext needs stackl 01/13/10
       http://bugs.python.org/issue7694    created  tseaver                       

missing termios constants                                        01/13/10
       http://bugs.python.org/issue7695    created  conorh                        

Improve Memoryview/Buffer documentation                          01/13/10
       http://bugs.python.org/issue7696    created  flox                          

os.getcwd() should raise UnicodeDecodeError for arbitrary bytes  01/13/10
CLOSED http://bugs.python.org/issue7697    created  flox                          

pystack macro in Misc/gdbinit incorrectly uses PyEval_EvalFrame  01/14/10
CLOSED http://bugs.python.org/issue7698    created  exarkun                       

strptime, strftime documentation                                 01/14/10
       http://bugs.python.org/issue7699    created  mikejs                        

"-3" flag does not work anymore                                  01/14/10
CLOSED http://bugs.python.org/issue7700    created  flox                          

fix output string length for binascii.b2a_uu()                   01/14/10
CLOSED http://bugs.python.org/issue7701    created  haypo                         

Wrong order of parameters of _get_socket in SMTP class in smtpli 01/14/10
       http://bugs.python.org/issue7702    created  alito                         

Replace buffer()-->memoryview() in Lib/ctypes/test/              01/14/10
       http://bugs.python.org/issue7703    created  flox                          

Math calculation problem (1.6-1.0)>0.6, python said TRUE         01/14/10
CLOSED http://bugs.python.org/issue7704    created  DhaReaL                       

libpython2.6.so is not linked correctly on FreeBSD when threads  01/15/10
       http://bugs.python.org/issue7705    created  aballier                      
       patch, needs review                                                     

Missing #include guards                                          01/15/10
       http://bugs.python.org/issue7706    created  akrpic77                      

multiprocess.Queue operations during import can lead to deadlock 01/15/10
       http://bugs.python.org/issue7707    created  kripken                       

Conversion of longs to bytes and vice-versa.                     01/11/10
       http://bugs.python.org/issue1023290 reopened mark.dickinson                

Issues Now Closed (67)

segfault in curses when calling redrawwin() before refresh()      825 days
       http://bugs.python.org/issue1266    mark.dickinson                

"RuntimeError: dictionary changed size during iteration" in Tkin  751 days
       http://bugs.python.org/issue1658    flox                          

Exception exceptions.AttributeError '_shutdown' in <module 'thre  718 days
       http://bugs.python.org/issue1947    nadiasvertex                  

Backport dictviews to 2.7                                         713 days
       http://bugs.python.org/issue1967    alexandre.vassalotti          
       patch, needs review                                                     

Backport set and dict comprehensions                              665 days
       http://bugs.python.org/issue2333    alexandre.vassalotti          
       patch, 26backport                                                       

Backport set literals                                             663 days
       http://bugs.python.org/issue2335    alexandre.vassalotti          
       patch, 26backport                                                       

PYTHON3PATH environment variable to supersede PYTHONPATH for mul    1 days
       http://bugs.python.org/issue2375    lemburg                       

Extension module build fails for MinGW: missing vcvarsall.bat     625 days
       http://bugs.python.org/issue2698    cmcqueen1975                  

arg 2 of PyErr_SetFromErrnoWithFilename should be const           619 days
       http://bugs.python.org/issue2758    brian.curtin                  

Trunk build issues in DragonFly BSD                               613 days
       http://bugs.python.org/issue2797    brian.curtin                  
       patch, needs review                                                     

Gzip cannot handle zero-padded output + patch                     610 days
       http://bugs.python.org/issue2846    pitrou                        
       patch, needs review                                                     

block operation on closed socket/pipe for multiprocessing         552 days
       http://bugs.python.org/issue3311    haypo                         
       patch, needs review                                                     

Add gamma function, error functions and other C99 math.h functio  543 days
       http://bugs.python.org/issue3366    mark.dickinson                
       patch, needs review                                                     

Macros for PyLong: sign, number of digits, fits in an int         425 days
       http://bugs.python.org/issue4294    mark.dickinson                

reject unicode in zlib                                            379 days
       http://bugs.python.org/issue4757    haypo                         

Distutils inappropriately reuses .o files between extension modu  320 days
       http://bugs.python.org/issue5372    tarek                         
       patch, patch, needs review                                              

Problem with email.MIME* library, using wrong new line            298 days
       http://bugs.python.org/issue5525    r.david.murray                

os.path.normpath doesn't preserve unicode                         263 days
       http://bugs.python.org/issue5827    ezio.melotti                  

smtplib exception smtp.connect TypeError encode_plain             173 days
       http://bugs.python.org/issue6523    r.david.murray                

email.parser clips trailing \n of multipart/mixed part if part e  152 days
       http://bugs.python.org/issue6681    r.david.murray                

Optimize PyBytes_FromObject.                                      151 days
       http://bugs.python.org/issue6688    alexandre.vassalotti          

in xmlrpclib.py: NameError: global name 'HTTPSConnection' is not  143 days
       http://bugs.python.org/issue6769    krisvale                      

UnicodeDecodeError when retrieving binary data from cgi.FieldSto  126 days
       http://bugs.python.org/issue6854    r.david.murray                

test_distutils failure                                              0 days
       http://bugs.python.org/issue6961    flox                          

tmpnam should not be used if tempfile or mkstemp are available    110 days
       http://bugs.python.org/issue6965    flox                          

test_urllib: unsetting missing 'env' variable                       0 days
       http://bugs.python.org/issue7026    orsenthil                     

distutils and IronPython compatibility                             73 days
       http://bugs.python.org/issue7071    tarek                         

weak dict iterators are fragile because of unpredictable GC runs   89 days
       http://bugs.python.org/issue7105    pitrou                        

email:  msg.items() returns different values before and after ms   89 days
       http://bugs.python.org/issue7119    r.david.murray                

get_payload(decode=True) eats last newline                         87 days
       http://bugs.python.org/issue7143    r.david.murray                

bytes.__getnewargs__ is broken; copy.copy() therefore doesn't wo   49 days
       http://bugs.python.org/issue7382    alexandre.vassalotti          
       patch, easy                                                             

Document inspect.get(full)argspec limitation to Python function    39 days
       http://bugs.python.org/issue7422    georg.brandl                  

Py3.1: Fatal Python Error: Py_Initialize...unknown encoding: chc   35 days
       http://bugs.python.org/issue7441    georg.brandl                  

when piping output between subprocesses some fd is left open blo   36 days
       http://bugs.python.org/issue7448    flox                          

Solaris SPARC: _multiprocessing.so: symbol sem_timedwait: refere   35 days
       http://bugs.python.org/issue7454    srid                          

cPickle: stack underflow in load_pop()                             33 days
       http://bugs.python.org/issue7455    haypo                         

crash in str.rfind() with an invalid start value                   33 days
       http://bugs.python.org/issue7458    haypo                         

test_multiprocessing test_rapid_restart fails if port 9999 alrea   27 days
       http://bugs.python.org/issue7498    r.david.murray                
       patch, buildbot                                                         

Extended slicing with classic class behaves strangely               3 days
       http://bugs.python.org/issue7532    mark.dickinson                

stringlib fastsearch could be improved on 64-bit builds            13 days
       http://bugs.python.org/issue7607    pitrou                        

distutils.unixccompiler.UnixCCompiler.runtime_library_dir_option    7 days
       http://bugs.python.org/issue7617    tarek                         

[patch] improve unicode methods: split() rsplit() and replace()    10 days
       http://bugs.python.org/issue7622    pitrou                        

bytearray needs more tests for "b.some_method()[0] is not b"       10 days
       http://bugs.python.org/issue7625    pitrou                        

test_urllib2 fails on Windows if not run from C:                    4 days
       http://bugs.python.org/issue7648    orsenthil                     

[patch] Enable additional bytes and memoryview tests.               5 days
       http://bugs.python.org/issue7654    pitrou                        

test_ctypes failure on AIX 5.3                                      4 days
       http://bugs.python.org/issue7657    mallayya                      

Two float('nan') are not equal                                      0 days
       http://bugs.python.org/issue7660    mark.dickinson                

UCS4 build incorrectly translates cases for non-BMP code points     1 days
       http://bugs.python.org/issue7663    lemburg                       

python logger does not handle IOError Exception                     1 days
       http://bugs.python.org/issue7664    vinay.sajip                   

test_lib2to3 fails if path contains space                           0 days
       http://bugs.python.org/issue7666    benjamin.peterson             

test_unicode_file fails with non-ascii path                         2 days
       http://bugs.python.org/issue7669    ezio.melotti                  

Incorrect division in [wave.py]                                     1 days
       http://bugs.python.org/issue7681    benjamin.peterson             
       patch, needs review                                                     

Wrong link in HTML documentation                                    0 days
       http://bugs.python.org/issue7683    ezio.melotti                  

minor typo in re docs                                               0 days
       http://bugs.python.org/issue7685    ezio.melotti                  

Wrong PEP number in importlib module manual page                    0 days
       http://bugs.python.org/issue7690    brett.cannon                  

test_bsddb3 files are not always removed when test fails            2 days
       http://bugs.python.org/issue7691    flox                          

Pointless comparision of unsigned integer with zero                 0 days
       http://bugs.python.org/issue7692    mark.dickinson                

os.getcwd() should raise UnicodeDecodeError for arbitrary bytes     0 days
       http://bugs.python.org/issue7697    pjenvey                       

pystack macro in Misc/gdbinit incorrectly uses PyEval_EvalFrame     0 days
       http://bugs.python.org/issue7698    skip.montanaro                

"-3" flag does not work anymore                                     1 days
       http://bugs.python.org/issue7700    brett.cannon                  

fix output string length for binascii.b2a_uu()                      1 days
       http://bugs.python.org/issue7701    pitrou                        

Math calculation problem (1.6-1.0)>0.6, python said TRUE            0 days
       http://bugs.python.org/issue7704    tim_one                       

Support for sending multipart form data                          2452 days
       http://bugs.python.org/issue727898  r.david.murray                

email.MIME*.as_string removes duplicate spaces                   1440 days
       http://bugs.python.org/issue1422094 r.david.murray                

test_parsedate_acceptable_to_time_functions+DST == :-(           1394 days
       http://bugs.python.org/issue1454285 r.david.murray                

email module does not complay with RFC 2046: CRLF issue          1196 days
       http://bugs.python.org/issue1571841 r.david.murray                

email.FeedParser.BufferedSubFile improperly handles "\r\n"        969 days
       http://bugs.python.org/issue1721862 r.david.murray                
       patch, easy                                                             

Top Issues Most Discussed (10)

 20 dtoa.c: oversize b in quorem                                      11 days
open    http://bugs.python.org/issue7632   

 18 _ssl module causes segfault                                        5 days
open    http://bugs.python.org/issue7672   

 12 Speed up cPickle's pickling generally                            287 days
open    http://bugs.python.org/issue5683   

  8 OS X pythonw.c compile error with 10.4 or earlier deployment ta    7 days
open    http://bugs.python.org/issue7658   

  8 Fatal error on thread creation in low memory condition            27 days
open    http://bugs.python.org/issue7544   

  8 Direct calls to PyObject_Del/PyObject_DEL are broken for --with  558 days
open    http://bugs.python.org/issue3299   

  7 "-3" flag does not work anymore                                    1 days
closed  http://bugs.python.org/issue7700   

  7 tarfile.extractall can't have unicode extraction path              2 days
open    http://bugs.python.org/issue7693   

  7 test_urllib: unsetting missing 'env' variable                      0 days
closed  http://bugs.python.org/issue7026   

  7 os.path.abspath with unicode argument should call os.getcwdu     542 days
open    http://bugs.python.org/issue3426   

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