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

Larry Hastings larry at hastings.org
Sun Feb 23 09:11:04 CET 2014

On 02/22/2014 03:27 AM, Antoine Pitrou wrote:
> 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.

Yes, I read the reply by Charles-François.  I was interested in seeing 
more opinions.  However, nobody seems to be stepping up with any, so 
I'll assume for now it can be left unpicked.

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