[Python-Dev] One more cherry-pick request for 3.4.0 that I'd like a little public debate on

Antoine Pitrou 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.

Regards

Antoine.




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