Weekly Python Patch/Bug Summary

Kurt B. Kaiser kbk at shore.net
Thu Jul 21 06:04:00 CEST 2005

Patch / Bug Summary

Patches :  350 open ( +1) /  2882 closed ( +2) /  3232 total ( +3)
Bugs    :  889 open ( -8) /  5141 closed (+22) /  6030 total (+14)
RFE     :  189 open ( -5) /   178 closed ( +8) /   367 total ( +3)

New / Reopened Patches

Add unicode for sys.argv, os.environ, os.system  (2005-07-02)
CLOSED http://python.org/sf/1231336  reopened by  loewis

Fix LINKCC (Bug #1189330)  (2005-07-15)
       http://python.org/sf/1239112  opened by  Christoph Ludwig

Prevent race condition in os.makedirs  (2005-07-17)
       http://python.org/sf/1239890  opened by  Nir Soffer

release lock on exception in threading.Thread.join()  (2005-07-18)
       http://python.org/sf/1240614  opened by  Dirk Groeneveld

Patches Closed

Patch for potential buffer overrun in tokenizer.c  (2005-01-13)
       http://python.org/sf/1101726  closed by  doerwalter

Add unicode for sys.argv, os.environ, os.system  (2005-07-02)
       http://python.org/sf/1231336  closed by  loewis

Optimization for textwrap  (2005-05-26)
       http://python.org/sf/1209527  closed by  rhettinger

New / Reopened Bugs

email.Generator traceback in forwarded msg  (2005-07-12)
       http://python.org/sf/1236906  opened by  Skip Montanaro

Missing sk_SK in windows_locale  (2005-07-13)
       http://python.org/sf/1237015  opened by  Lukas Lalinsky

link path probs on OSX re: Tcl, Tk & fink's /sw  (2005-07-13)
       http://python.org/sf/1237697  opened by  blakers

threading.Thread uses {} as default argument  (2005-07-14)
CLOSED http://python.org/sf/1238170  opened by  Simon Dahlbacka

manual.cls contains an invalid pdf-inquiry  (2005-07-14)
       http://python.org/sf/1238210  opened by  Michael Schindler

freed pointer is used in longobject.c:long_pow()  (2005-07-15)
CLOSED http://python.org/sf/1238681  opened by  Luke

subprocess.Popen fails inside a Windows service  (2005-07-15)
       http://python.org/sf/1238747  opened by  Adam Kerrison

Win registry problem  (2005-07-15)
       http://python.org/sf/1239120  opened by  Bruce Sherwood

Win registry problem  (2005-07-15)
CLOSED http://python.org/sf/1239148  opened by  Bruce Sherwood

Install Error: "cannot compute sizeof (int), 77"  (2005-07-15)
       http://python.org/sf/1239186  opened by  Bob Gazzale

email.Utils.formatdate documetaion missing  (2005-07-17)
CLOSED http://python.org/sf/1239681  opened by  Nir Soffer

distutils: MetroWerks support can go  (2005-07-17)
       http://python.org/sf/1239948  opened by  Jack Jansen

Distutils does not use logging  (2005-07-19)
       http://python.org/sf/1241006  opened by  Giles Antonio Radford

StreamReader broken for byte string to byte string codecs  (2005-07-20)
CLOSED http://python.org/sf/1241507  opened by  Graham Horler

garbage collection asserts failing  (2005-07-20)
       http://python.org/sf/1241545  opened by  munder12

-m does not find dotted modules  (2005-07-20)
CLOSED http://python.org/sf/1241619  opened by  Giles Antonio Radford

Bugs Closed

debug info file descriptor of tarfile is inconsistent  (2005-07-09)
       http://python.org/sf/1235266  closed by  birkenfeld

missing Py_DECREF in PyObject_CallMethod  (2005-06-29)
       http://python.org/sf/1229429  closed by  mwh

Mistakes in online docs under "5.3 Pure Embedding"  (2005-07-05)
       http://python.org/sf/1232768  closed by  birkenfeld

tkFileDialog.askopen... fails when dir=""  (2005-07-07)
       http://python.org/sf/1233799  closed by  birkenfeld

Carbon.FSSpec.as_pathname() crashes  (2005-07-11)
       http://python.org/sf/1236090  closed by  jackjansen

segfault/assert in tokenizer  (2004-12-21)
       http://python.org/sf/1089395  closed by  doerwalter

threading.Thread uses {} as default argument  (2005-07-14)
       http://python.org/sf/1238170  closed by  birkenfeld

some latex reject the pdfinfo  macro while generating html  (2004-11-22)
       http://python.org/sf/1071094  closed by  birkenfeld

freed pointer is used in longobject.c:long_pow()  (2005-07-15)
       http://python.org/sf/1238681  closed by  tim_one

Win registry problem  (2005-07-15)
       http://python.org/sf/1239148  closed by  bsherwood

email.Utils.formatdate documetaion missing  (2005-07-17)
       http://python.org/sf/1239681  closed by  montanaro

"k" specifier in PyArg_ParseTuple incomplete documentated  (2004-11-07)
       http://python.org/sf/1061920  closed by  birkenfeld

"article id" in description of NNTP objects  (2004-08-24)
       http://python.org/sf/1015140  closed by  birkenfeld

Missing urllib.urlretrieve docs  (2004-08-24)
       http://python.org/sf/1014761  closed by  birkenfeld

refman doesn't know about universal newlines  (2005-01-10)
       http://python.org/sf/1099363  closed by  birkenfeld

7.5.6 Thread Objects is too vague  (2004-03-09)
       http://python.org/sf/912943  closed by  birkenfeld

os.access() documentation should stress race conditions  (2004-01-08)
       http://python.org/sf/872769  closed by  birkenfeld

use first_name, not first, in code samples  (2004-09-03)
       http://python.org/sf/1021621  closed by  birkenfeld

make frameworkinstall fails for non-default location  (2005-06-09)
       http://python.org/sf/1217591  closed by  jackjansen

SocketServer module documentation misleading  (2004-05-20)
       http://python.org/sf/957505  closed by  birkenfeld

unclear documentation/missing command?  (2003-11-27)
       http://python.org/sf/850238  closed by  birkenfeld

os module: Need a better description of "mode"  (2003-06-17)
       http://python.org/sf/755617  closed by  birkenfeld

StreamReader broken for byte string to byte string codecs  (2005-07-20)
       http://python.org/sf/1241507  closed by  doerwalter

New / Reopened RFE

add a note to eval and exec to not use it when possible  (2005-07-13)
CLOSED http://python.org/sf/1237678  opened by  Reinhold Birkenfeld

add dedent() string method  (2005-07-13)
       http://python.org/sf/1237680  opened by  Reinhold Birkenfeld

RFE Closed

add a note to eval and exec to not use it when possible  (2005-07-13)
       http://python.org/sf/1237678  closed by  rhettinger

Links to tutorials and howtos from references  (2005-07-04)
       http://python.org/sf/1232073  closed by  rhettinger

Add Jason Orendorff's path module to stdlib  (2005-06-23)
       http://python.org/sf/1226256  closed by  rhettinger

Add Error Code Dictionary to urllib2  (2005-06-08)
       http://python.org/sf/1216944  closed by  birkenfeld

Floating point second in date/time tuple  (2001-04-05)
       http://python.org/sf/414059  closed by  birkenfeld

pickle lacks float('inf')  (2001-07-28)
       http://python.org/sf/445484  closed by  birkenfeld

Optional type enforcement  (2003-07-28)
       http://python.org/sf/778763  closed by  birkenfeld

-m does not find dotted modules  (2005-07-20)
       http://python.org/sf/1241619  closed by  rhettinger

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