[Python-Dev] Should we fix these errors?

Victor Stinner victor.stinner at gmail.com
Fri Jul 22 11:35:19 EDT 2016

Oh, the first one is a regression that I introduced in the
implementation of the PEP 475 (retry syscall on EINTR). I don't think
that it can be triggered in practice, because socket handles on
Windows are small numbers, so unlikely to be seen as negative.

I just fixed it:


2016-07-22 16:36 GMT+02:00 Guido van Rossum <guido at python.org>:
> Somebody did some research and found some bugs in CPython (IIUC). The
> published some questionable fragments. If there's a volunteer we could
> probably easily fix these. (I know we already have occasional Coverity
> scans and there are other tools too (anybody try lgtm yet?) But this
> seems honest research (also Python leaves Ruby in the dust :-):
> http://www.viva64.com/en/b/0414/
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