Weekly Python Patch/Bug Summary

Kurt B. Kaiser kbk at shore.net
Fri Sep 17 06:14:02 CEST 2004


Patch / Bug Summary
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Patches :  241 open ( -6) /  2622 closed (+26) /  2863 total (+20)
Bugs    :  764 open ( +6) /  4453 closed (+38) /  5217 total (+44)
RFE     :  150 open ( +2) /   131 closed ( +0) /   281 total ( +2)

New / Reopened Patches
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Use Py_CLEAR where necessary to avoid crashes  (2004-09-01)
       http://python.org/sf/1020188  reopened by  mwh

Decimal performance enhancements  (2004-09-02)
       http://python.org/sf/1020845  opened by  Nick Coghlan

topdir calculated incorrectly in bdist_rpm  (2004-09-03)
       http://python.org/sf/1022003  opened by  Anthony Tuininga

add support for the AutoReq flag in bdist_rpm  (2004-09-03)
       http://python.org/sf/1022011  opened by  Anthony Tuininga

Improve Template error detection and reporting  (2004-09-03)
CLOSED http://python.org/sf/1022173  opened by  Raymond Hettinger

test_random depends on os.urandom  (2004-09-03)
CLOSED http://python.org/sf/1022176  opened by  Raymond Hettinger

Conserve memory with list.pop()  (2004-09-06)
CLOSED http://python.org/sf/1022910  opened by  Raymond Hettinger

CodeContext - an extension to show you where you are  (2004-04-16)
       http://python.org/sf/936169  reopened by  noamr

Add arguments to RE functions  (2004-09-08)
CLOSED http://python.org/sf/1024041  opened by  Noam Raphael

Fix for 1022152   (2004-09-08)
CLOSED http://python.org/sf/1024238  opened by  Andrew Durdin

Error when int sent to PyLong_AsUnsignedLong  (2004-09-08)
       http://python.org/sf/1024670  opened by  Clinton R. Nixon

Check for NULL returns in compile.c:com_import_stmt  (2004-09-10)
       http://python.org/sf/1025636  opened by  Dima Dorfman

Add status code constants to httplib  (2004-09-10)
       http://python.org/sf/1025790  opened by  Andrew Eland

Clarify language in Data Structures chapter of tutorial  (2004-09-10)
CLOSED http://python.org/sf/1025795  opened by  Dima Dorfman

Fix TeX pasto in liboptparse.tex  (2004-09-10)
CLOSED http://python.org/sf/1025800  opened by  Dima Dorfman

typo repair  (2004-09-12)
CLOSED http://python.org/sf/1026384  opened by  George Yoshida

Add keyword arguments to Template substitutions  (2004-09-12)
CLOSED http://python.org/sf/1026859  opened by  Raymond Hettinger

building on OpenBSD 3.5  (2004-09-12)
CLOSED http://python.org/sf/1026986  opened by  Trevor Perrin

Specify a source baseurl for bdist_rpm.  (2004-09-15)
       http://python.org/sf/1028432  opened by  Chris Ottrey

Adding IPv6 host handling to httplib  (2004-09-15)
       http://python.org/sf/1028502  opened by  David Mills

Changes to cookielib.py & friends for 2.4b1  (2004-09-16)
       http://python.org/sf/1028908  opened by  John J Lee

tarfile.py longnames are truncated in getnames()  (2004-09-16)
       http://python.org/sf/1029061  opened by  Lars Gustäbel

Patches Closed
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Use Py_CLEAR where necessary to avoid crashes  (2004-09-01)
       http://python.org/sf/1020188  closed by  rhettinger

Py_CLEAR to implicitly cast its argument to PyObject *  (2004-09-01)
       http://python.org/sf/1020185  closed by  rhettinger

Implementation for PEP 318 using syntax J2  (2004-08-22)
       http://python.org/sf/1013835  closed by  ms_

fix for several sre escaping bugs (fixes #776311)  (2004-08-29)
       http://python.org/sf/1018386  closed by  niemeyer

Improve Template error detection and reporting  (2004-09-03)
       http://python.org/sf/1022173  closed by  rhettinger

test_random depends on os.urandom  (2004-09-03)
       http://python.org/sf/1022176  closed by  rhettinger

bsddb's DB.keys() method ignores transaction argument  (2004-08-26)
       http://python.org/sf/1017405  closed by  greg

Conserve memory with list.pop()  (2004-09-06)
       http://python.org/sf/1022910  closed by  rhettinger

PEP 292 reference implementation  (2004-03-23)
       http://python.org/sf/922115  closed by  bcannon

Multi-line strings and unittest  (2004-08-30)
       http://python.org/sf/1019220  closed by  purcell

Decoding incomplete unicode  (2004-07-27)
       http://python.org/sf/998993  closed by  doerwalter

Add arguments to RE functions  (2004-09-07)
       http://python.org/sf/1024041  closed by  rhettinger

Fix for 1022152   (2004-09-08)
       http://python.org/sf/1024238  closed by  jlgijsbers

Fix for duplicate attributes in generated HTML  (2004-08-20)
       http://python.org/sf/1013055  closed by  fdrake

Address bug 980938, add set_debug_output() function  (2004-07-03)
       http://python.org/sf/984492  closed by  jlgijsbers

make test_fcntl 64bit clean  (2003-09-13)
       http://python.org/sf/805626  closed by  loewis

NetBSD py_curses.h fix  (2003-09-15)
       http://python.org/sf/806800  closed by  loewis

Add script support to bdist_rpm.py  (2003-09-17)
       http://python.org/sf/808115  closed by  loewis

Add --force-arch=ARCH to bdist_rpm.py  (2003-09-17)
       http://python.org/sf/808120  closed by  loewis

Clarify language in Data Structures chapter of tutorial  (2004-09-10)
       http://python.org/sf/1025795  closed by  jlgijsbers

Fix TeX pasto in liboptparse.tex  (2004-09-10)
       http://python.org/sf/1025800  closed by  jlgijsbers

typo repair  (2004-09-11)
       http://python.org/sf/1026384  closed by  jlgijsbers

make Demo/scripts/primes.py usable as a module  (2004-01-04)
       http://python.org/sf/870286  closed by  jlgijsbers

reflect the removal of mpz  (2003-11-15)
       http://python.org/sf/842567  closed by  jlgijsbers

Add keyword arguments to Template substitutions  (2004-09-12)
       http://python.org/sf/1026859  closed by  bwarsaw

building on OpenBSD 3.5  (2004-09-13)
       http://python.org/sf/1026986  closed by  loewis

fix for glob with directories which contain brackets  (2003-05-15)
       http://python.org/sf/738389  closed by  progoth

New / Reopened Bugs
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a wrong link from "frame object" in lib index  (2004-09-01)
CLOSED http://python.org/sf/1020540  opened by  Ilya Sandler

senddigest error  (2004-09-01)
       http://python.org/sf/1020605  opened by  James O'Kane

PyThreadState_Next not thread safe?  (2004-09-02)
       http://python.org/sf/1021318  opened by  John Ehresman

Trivial fix for obscure bug in os.urandom()  (2004-09-03)
       http://python.org/sf/1021596  opened by  Nick Mathewson

use first_name, not first, in code samples  (2004-09-02)
       http://python.org/sf/1021621  opened by  Steve R. Hastings

2.4a3: unhelpful error message from distutils  (2004-09-03)
       http://python.org/sf/1021756  opened by  Fredrik Lundh

Import random fails   (2004-09-03)
CLOSED http://python.org/sf/1021890  opened by  Paul D. Lusk

wrong options are set to python.exe  (2004-09-03)
       http://python.org/sf/1022010  reopened by  loewis

wrong options are set to python.exe  (2004-09-04)
CLOSED http://python.org/sf/1022010  opened by  George Yoshida

re.match(), re.MULTILINE and "^" broken  (2004-09-03)
CLOSED http://python.org/sf/1022030  opened by  Pat Notz

Bad examples of gettext.translation  (2004-09-03)
CLOSED http://python.org/sf/1022152  opened by  Facundo Batista

x, y in curses window object documentation  (2004-09-04)
       http://python.org/sf/1022311  opened by  Felix Wiemann

Solaris: reentrancy issues  (2004-08-29)
       http://python.org/sf/1018492  reopened by  loewis

test_xrange fails on osf1 v5.1b  (2004-09-06)
       http://python.org/sf/1022813  opened by  roadkill

random.shuffle should restrict the type of its argument   (2004-09-06)
CLOSED http://python.org/sf/1022880  opened by  Faheem Mitha

Generator exps fail with large value of range  (2004-09-06)
CLOSED http://python.org/sf/1022912  opened by  Andy Elvey

make test fails on HP-UX11i  (2004-09-06)
CLOSED http://python.org/sf/1022951  opened by  Richard Townsend

binascii.a2b_hqx("") raises SystemError  (2004-09-06)
CLOSED http://python.org/sf/1022953  opened by  Florian Bauer

Example does not match diagram.  (2004-09-06)
CLOSED http://python.org/sf/1023359  opened by  Nefarious CodeMonkey, Jr.

script which sets random.seed still returns random value  (2004-09-07)
CLOSED http://python.org/sf/1023453  opened by  Faheem Mitha

test__locale fails  (2004-09-07)
CLOSED http://python.org/sf/1023798  opened by  Michael Hudson

Include/pyport.h: Bad LONG_BIT assumption on non-glibc sys  (2004-09-07)
       http://python.org/sf/1023838  opened by  Gregor Richards

WinCVS doesn't recognize 2.4a3  (2004-09-08)
CLOSED http://python.org/sf/1024427  opened by  David W. Thomas

struct.calcsize() behaves strangely with short type  (2004-09-09)
CLOSED http://python.org/sf/1024669  opened by  Serafeim Zanikolas

shutils.rmtree() uses excessive amounts of memory  (2004-09-09)
       http://python.org/sf/1025127  opened by  James Henstridge

HTML Documentation for 2.4a3 not found  (2004-09-09)
       http://python.org/sf/1025392  opened by  Colin J. Williams

email.Utils.parseaddr fails to parse valid addresses  (2004-09-09)
       http://python.org/sf/1025395  opened by  Charles

asyncore.file_dispatcher should not take fd as argument  (2004-09-10)
       http://python.org/sf/1025525  opened by  david houlder

tkinter.py invalid number of parameter for _tkinet.create  (2004-09-10)
CLOSED http://python.org/sf/1025599  opened by  bertrandbfr

X to the power of 0 may give wrong answer  (2004-09-10)
CLOSED http://python.org/sf/1025872  opened by  Nick Coghlan

"ASCII" in doc section "String literals"  (2004-09-10)
CLOSED http://python.org/sf/1026038  opened by  Felix Wiemann

Confusing error message when subclassing from invalid base  (2004-09-11)
CLOSED http://python.org/sf/1026269  opened by  Gerrit Holl

iso-latin-1 strings and functions lower & upper  (2004-09-11)
CLOSED http://python.org/sf/1026480  opened by  Tomasz Kowaltowski

HardwareRandom should be renamed OSRandom  (2004-09-13)
CLOSED http://python.org/sf/1027105  opened by  Trevor Perrin

unicode DNS names in socket, urllib, urlopen  (2004-09-13)
       http://python.org/sf/1027206  opened by  Damjan Georgievski

socket.ssl should explain that it is a 2/3 connection  (2004-09-13)
       http://python.org/sf/1027394  opened by  adam goucher

Argument missing from calltip for new-style class init  (2004-09-13)
       http://python.org/sf/1027566  opened by  Loren Guthrie

os.stat errors when using shared drive on XP or NT  (2004-09-13)
       http://python.org/sf/1027570  opened by  zeke

In DOM Node Objects, add more explanations for insertBefore  (2004-09-14)
       http://python.org/sf/1027771  opened by  M.-A. DARCHE

Cookies without values are silently ignored (by design?)  (2004-09-14)
       http://python.org/sf/1028088  opened by  Doug Sheppard

date-datetime comparison  (2004-09-14)
CLOSED http://python.org/sf/1028306  opened by  Donnal Walter

get_installer_filename   (2004-09-15)
       http://python.org/sf/1028334  opened by  bingo

Python 2.3.4 broken?  (2004-09-15)
CLOSED http://python.org/sf/1028447  opened by  Stan

Problem linking on windows using mingw32 and C++  (2004-09-15)
       http://python.org/sf/1028697  opened by  Steve Menard

No command line args when script run without python.exe  (2004-09-16)
       http://python.org/sf/1029047  opened by  Kerim Borchaev

PEP 302 loader not carried through by reload function  (2004-09-16)
       http://python.org/sf/1029475  opened by  Stephen Haberman

test_pep277 fails  (2004-09-17)
       http://python.org/sf/1029561  opened by  Marel Baczynski

Bugs Closed
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Crash from Rapid Clicks  (2004-07-14)
       http://python.org/sf/990911  closed by  kbk

a wrong link from "frame object" in lib index  (2004-09-01)
       http://python.org/sf/1020540  closed by  rhettinger

httplib.HTTPConnection sends extra blank line  (2004-08-31)
       http://python.org/sf/1019956  closed by  jhylton

re.sub: two-digit group-reference hangs  (2004-08-30)
       http://python.org/sf/1018815  closed by  niemeyer

re.finditer hangs on final empty match  (2003-10-03)
       http://python.org/sf/817234  closed by  niemeyer

Make Problem on HPUX  (2004-07-14)
       http://python.org/sf/991125  closed by  plusk

Import random fails   (2004-09-03)
       http://python.org/sf/1021890  closed by  rhettinger

Regular expression failure of the sre engine  (2003-07-23)
       http://python.org/sf/776311  closed by  niemeyer

wrong options are set to python.exe  (2004-09-03)
       http://python.org/sf/1022010  closed by  loewis

wrong options are set to python.exe  (2004-09-03)
       http://python.org/sf/1022010  closed by  loewis

re.match(), re.MULTILINE and "^" broken  (2004-09-03)
       http://python.org/sf/1022030  closed by  effbot

Bad examples of gettext.translation  (2004-09-04)
       http://python.org/sf/1022152  closed by  jlgijsbers

Solaris: reentrancy issues  (2004-08-29)
       http://python.org/sf/1018492  closed by  loewis

including Python.h redefines _POSIX_C_SOURCE  (2004-08-27)
       http://python.org/sf/1017450  closed by  loewis

inspect.getmodule symlink-related failur  (2002-06-18)
       http://python.org/sf/570300  closed by  jlgijsbers

__metaclass__ in locals is ignored  (2004-08-30)
       http://python.org/sf/1019048  closed by  bcannon

split method documentation can be improved  (2004-02-21)
       http://python.org/sf/901654  closed by  rhettinger

random.shuffle should restrict the type of its argument   (2004-09-05)
       http://python.org/sf/1022880  closed by  rhettinger

Generator exps fail with large value of range  (2004-09-06)
       http://python.org/sf/1022912  closed by  rhettinger

make test fails on HP-UX11i  (2004-09-06)
       http://python.org/sf/1022951  closed by  rhettinger

binascii.a2b_hqx("") raises SystemError  (2004-09-06)
       http://python.org/sf/1022953  closed by  rhettinger

mimetypes add_type has bogus self parameter  (2004-08-23)
       http://python.org/sf/1014022  closed by  doerwalter

Example does not match diagram.  (2004-09-06)
       http://python.org/sf/1023359  closed by  akuchling

"rich comparison'' methods hide stack overflow  (2004-08-30)
       http://python.org/sf/1019129  closed by  rhettinger

script which sets random.seed still returns random value  (2004-09-07)
       http://python.org/sf/1023453  closed by  rhettinger

test__locale fails  (2004-09-07)
       http://python.org/sf/1023798  closed by  bcannon

WinCVS doesn't recognize 2.4a3  (2004-09-08)
       http://python.org/sf/1024427  closed by  loewis

os.system segmentation fault   (2004-08-25)
       http://python.org/sf/1015937  closed by  nnorwitz

struct.calcsize() behaves strangely with short type  (2004-09-08)
       http://python.org/sf/1024669  closed by  mwh

RE engine internal error with LARGE RE: scalability bug  (2003-12-10)
       http://python.org/sf/857676  closed by  effbot

"build" target doesn't check umask  (2004-06-22)
       http://python.org/sf/977937  closed by  melicertes

tkinter.py invalid number of parameter for _tkinet.create  (2004-09-10)
       http://python.org/sf/1025599  closed by  loewis

X to the power of 0 may give wrong answer  (2004-09-10)
       http://python.org/sf/1025872  closed by  tim_one

Unspecific errors with metaclass  (2004-08-23)
       http://python.org/sf/1014215  closed by  rhettinger

"ASCII" in doc section "String literals"  (2004-09-10)
       http://python.org/sf/1026038  closed by  loewis

Confusing error message when subclassing from invalid base  (2004-09-11)
       http://python.org/sf/1026269  closed by  mwh

iso-latin-1 strings and functions lower & upper  (2004-09-11)
       http://python.org/sf/1026480  closed by  kowaltowski

crash error in glob.glob; directories with brackets  (2003-05-15)
       http://python.org/sf/738361  closed by  progoth

HardwareRandom should be renamed OSRandom  (2004-09-13)
       http://python.org/sf/1027105  closed by  rhettinger

date-datetime comparison  (2004-09-14)
       http://python.org/sf/1028306  closed by  tim_one

Python 2.3.4 broken?  (2004-09-15)
       http://python.org/sf/1028447  closed by  mwh

New / Reopened RFE
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proposed struct module format code addition  (2004-09-06)
       http://python.org/sf/1023290  opened by  Josiah Carlson

urllib2 http auth  (2004-09-10)
       http://python.org/sf/1025540  opened by  Tim Nelson




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