[Python-Dev] One more cherry-pick request for 3.4.0 that I'd like a little public debate on
solipsis at pitrou.net
Sat Feb 22 10:27:11 CET 2014
On Sat, 22 Feb 2014 01:42:57 -0600
Larry Hastings <larry at hastings.org> wrote:
> Victor has asked me to cherry-pick 180e4b678003:
> http://bugs.python.org/issue20320 (original issue)
> http://hg.python.org/cpython/rev/180e4b678003/ (checkin into trunk)
> http://bugs.python.org/issue20646 (cherry-pick request)
> This revision changes the rounding behavior of fractional-second
> timeouts for select.select and select.kqueue. I don't have enough
> context to judge whether or not this is bad enough to warrant
> cherry-picking, and the discussion on the issue didn't seem to come to a
> firm consensus.
> Can I get some opinions on this?
Well, it's certainly not rc-critical. It improves a bit a fringe
behaviour that's unlikely to be noticeable by anyone in the real world.
If you look at http://bugs.python.org/issue20320, Charles-François
there explains why it's a minor issue.
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