[Python-Dev] [Python-checkins] cpython (merge 3.2 -> default): - Issue #15906: Fix a regression in argparse caused by the preceding change,

Barry Warsaw barry at python.org
Wed Sep 12 16:06:35 CEST 2012

On Sep 11, 2012, at 09:30 PM, Chris Jerdonek wrote:

>I didn't have time to respond Barry's e-mail from four hours ago
>before this was committed.  I think this change may be problematic.
>At the least, I think people should have an opportunity to air their
>specific concerns and talk through the implications.
>Also, from the discussion it seemed like the sentiment was leaning
>towards a different approach for the fix.
>I made a comment on the issue with some more extended remarks:

The alternative suggested fix breaks the test suite (yes I tried it).  So
maybe we have to go back and decide whether the original fix for #12776 and
#11839 is correct.

More detail in the tracker issue.


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