Weekly Python Patch/Bug Summary

Kurt B. Kaiser kbk at shore.net
Thu Jun 2 06:40:11 CEST 2005

Patch / Bug Summary

Patches :  344 open ( +2) /  2845 closed ( +6) /  3189 total ( +8)
Bugs    :  916 open (-20) /  5014 closed (+40) /  5930 total (+20)
RFE     :  191 open ( +2) /   163 closed ( +4) /   354 total ( +6)

New / Reopened Patches

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

Build Python2.4.1 on AIX5 using xlc v6  (2005-05-27)
       http://python.org/sf/1209781  opened by  Gangadhar NPK

Split email headers near a space  (2005-05-29)
       http://python.org/sf/1210680  opened by  Noam Raphael

Add st_flags support to (l)stat function  (2005-05-31)
       http://python.org/sf/1212117  opened by  Diego Pettenò

mode argument for fileinput class  (2005-05-31)
       http://python.org/sf/1212287  opened by  Reinhold Birkenfeld

Improved profiler  (2005-06-01)
       http://python.org/sf/1212837  opened by  Brett Rosen

option to allow reload to affect existing instances  (2005-06-01)
       http://python.org/sf/1212921  opened by  Brett Rosen

new patch for fixing skipitem() in getargs.c  (2005-06-01)
       http://python.org/sf/1212928  opened by  Reinhold Birkenfeld

note that os.chown can have -1 as an argument  (2005-06-01)
       http://python.org/sf/1213031  opened by  Reinhold Birkenfeld

Patches Closed

updates for the compiler package  (2005-05-21)
       http://python.org/sf/1206077  closed by  sxanth

make float packing copy bytes when they can  (2005-04-12)
       http://python.org/sf/1181301  closed by  mwh

webbrowser.Netscape.open bug fix  (2005-02-20)
       http://python.org/sf/1144816  closed by  birkenfeld

cgitb: make more usable for 'binary-only' software  (2003-06-10)
       http://python.org/sf/751943  closed by  birkenfeld

bug skipping optional keyword arguments of type "w#"  (2004-07-06)
       http://python.org/sf/985713  closed by  birkenfeld

Optional keyword unicode args not handled correctly  (2003-12-04)
       http://python.org/sf/853890  closed by  birkenfeld

New / Reopened Bugs

urllib2's urlopen() method causes a memory leak  (2005-05-25)
       http://python.org/sf/1208304  opened by  Petr Toman

no CoreGraphics library under Python 2.4  (2005-05-25)
CLOSED http://python.org/sf/1208468  opened by  Jurjen N.E. Bos

longs should be pickled in hexadecimal  (2005-05-26)
CLOSED http://python.org/sf/1209324  opened by  Fredrik Johansson

divmod documentation shd reference // not /  (2005-05-26)
CLOSED http://python.org/sf/1209411  opened by  Alan

os.path.join() fails if 2nd arg is a UNC path  (2005-05-26)
       http://python.org/sf/1209447  opened by  John Ehresman

spurious blank page in dist.pdf  (2005-05-27)
       http://python.org/sf/1209560  opened by  paul rubin

dict.popitem documentation should mention empty dict case  (2005-05-27)
CLOSED http://python.org/sf/1209671  opened by  William Chang

doc bug in Lock.acquire  (2005-05-27)
       http://python.org/sf/1209880  opened by  Chris Perkins

Typo in "Differences from mimelib"  (2005-05-27)
       http://python.org/sf/1210001  opened by  Zumi

comma separated cookie values  (2005-05-28)
       http://python.org/sf/1210326  opened by  tvogt

Cursors not correctly closed after exception.  (2005-05-28)
       http://python.org/sf/1210377  opened by  Ragnar Ouchterlony

An error in Python Tutorial  (2005-05-29)
CLOSED http://python.org/sf/1210832  opened by  Gene

mmap's resize method resizes the file in win32 but not unix  (2003-04-27)
CLOSED http://python.org/sf/728515  reopened by  facundobatista

parser tells invalid syntax with correct code  (2005-05-31)
CLOSED http://python.org/sf/1211639  opened by  ntrunk

itertools.groupby ungraceful, un-Pythonic  (2005-05-31)
CLOSED http://python.org/sf/1212077  opened by  Mike Coleman

str.lower() to have an IMPORTANT NOTE or it's for magicians  (2005-05-31)
       http://python.org/sf/1212195  opened by  Nikos Kouremenos

anydbm and 'n' flag  (2005-05-31)
CLOSED http://python.org/sf/1212223  opened by  Jack Moffitt

Incorrect result for regular expression - "|(hello)|(world)"  (2005-06-01)
       http://python.org/sf/1212411  opened by  Vijay Kumar

Python 2.5 CVS broken for HP-UX platform?  (2005-06-01)
       http://python.org/sf/1212703  opened by  Vincent Jamart

Python segfaults on OpenBSD (tested 3.4 and 3.5)  (2005-06-01)
       http://python.org/sf/1212900  opened by  Fabien Devaux

Bugs Closed

bug in unichr() documentation  (2005-02-11)
       http://python.org/sf/1120777  closed by  fdrake

Line ending documentation is misleading  (2005-03-21)
       http://python.org/sf/1167922  closed by  fdrake

no CoreGraphics library under Python 2.4  (2005-05-25)
       http://python.org/sf/1208468  closed by  mwh

Issue in grammar  (2005-05-24)
       http://python.org/sf/1207501  closed by  mwh

Problem with abs function  (2005-05-16)
       http://python.org/sf/1202946  closed by  rhettinger

longs should be pickled in hexadecimal  (2005-05-26)
       http://python.org/sf/1209324  closed by  rhettinger

divmod documentation shd reference // not /  (2005-05-26)
       http://python.org/sf/1209411  closed by  rhettinger

dict.popitem documentation should mention empty dict case  (2005-05-27)
       http://python.org/sf/1209671  closed by  rhettinger

An error in Python Tutorial  (2005-05-29)
       http://python.org/sf/1210832  closed by  birkenfeld

Windows os.path.isdir bad if drive only  (2002-02-11)
       http://python.org/sf/516232  closed by  facundobatista

test_signal hangs -- signal broken on OpenBSD?  (2002-04-26)
       http://python.org/sf/549081  closed by  facundobatista

popen4 doesn't close filedescriptors when in Threads  (2003-07-09)
       http://python.org/sf/768649  closed by  facundobatista

Sudden death with SIGSEGV in RtlEnterCriticalSection  (2003-06-30)
       http://python.org/sf/763190  closed by  facundobatista

can't CNTRL-C when running os.system in a thread  (2003-06-18)
       http://python.org/sf/756940  closed by  facundobatista

socketmodule.c: inet_pton() expects 4-byte packed_addr  (2003-04-30)
       http://python.org/sf/730222  closed by  facundobatista

mmap's resize method resizes the file in win32 but not unix  (2003-04-27)
       http://python.org/sf/728515  closed by  facundobatista

Core Dumps : Python2.2.2   (2003-04-24)
       http://python.org/sf/727241  closed by  facundobatista

"build_ext" "libraries" subcommand not s  (2003-04-07)
       http://python.org/sf/716634  closed by  facundobatista

Thread running (os.system or popen#)  (2003-03-11)
       http://python.org/sf/701836  closed by  facundobatista

Canvas origin is off-canvas in create_<item>().  Worka  (2003-03-10)
       http://python.org/sf/700650  closed by  facundobatista

Canvas Widget origin is off-screen  (2003-03-08)
       http://python.org/sf/699816  closed by  facundobatista

Profilier hooked into SystemExit  (2003-02-15)
       http://python.org/sf/687297  closed by  facundobatista

String formatting operation Unicode problem.  (2003-01-28)
       http://python.org/sf/676346  closed by  facundobatista

os.popen+() can take string list and bypass shell.  (2003-01-12)
       http://python.org/sf/666700  closed by  facundobatista

doctest and exception messages  (2002-12-16)
       http://python.org/sf/654783  closed by  facundobatista

Misuse of /usr/local/in setup.py  (2002-11-19)
       http://python.org/sf/640553  closed by  facundobatista

parser tells invalid syntax with correct code  (2005-05-31)
       http://python.org/sf/1211639  closed by  doerwalter

urllib has spurious print statement  (2005-05-20)
       http://python.org/sf/1205544  closed by  birkenfeld

Description of string.lstrip() needs improvement  (2005-05-15)
       http://python.org/sf/1202395  closed by  rhettinger

FutureWarning: %u/%o/%x/%X of negative int will return a sig  (2003-06-19)
       http://python.org/sf/757365  closed by  birkenfeld

digraphs on komment lines / xlib  (2003-07-16)
       http://python.org/sf/772176  closed by  birkenfeld

itertools.groupby ungraceful, un-Pythonic  (2005-05-31)
       http://python.org/sf/1212077  closed by  rhettinger

anydbm and 'n' flag  (2005-05-31)
       http://python.org/sf/1212223  closed by  jafo

memory leak in pickle/cPickle [2.2.3]  (2003-07-14)
       http://python.org/sf/770997  closed by  birkenfeld

file.read returns reaches EOF when it shouldn't  (2004-01-11)
       http://python.org/sf/875157  closed by  birkenfeld

Minor bug in urllib docs  (2005-05-03)
       http://python.org/sf/1194249  closed by  akuchling

asyncore.loop() documentation  (2005-04-12)
       http://python.org/sf/1181939  closed by  akuchling

Typo in Curses-Function doc  (2005-02-15)
       http://python.org/sf/1123268  closed by  akuchling

SMTPHandler argument misdescribed  (2005-02-13)
       http://python.org/sf/1121875  closed by  akuchling

incorrect constant names in curses window objects page  (2005-01-19)
       http://python.org/sf/1105706  closed by  akuchling

curses.textpad raises error  (2005-02-27)
       http://python.org/sf/1152762  closed by  akuchling

New / Reopened RFE

expat binding for XML_ParserReset  (2005-05-25)
       http://python.org/sf/1208730  opened by  John Eikenberry

add single html files  (2005-05-27)
       http://python.org/sf/1209562  opened by  paul rubin

calling it revert is fine with me  (2005-05-27)
CLOSED http://python.org/sf/1209664  opened by  paul rubin

"break" and "continue"-ing out of nested 'for' loops  (2005-05-29)
CLOSED http://python.org/sf/1210975  opened by  Geraint Luff

sets needs an 'arbitrary element' method  (2005-05-31)
       http://python.org/sf/1212091  opened by  Mike Coleman

Prepending Text  (2005-05-31)
       http://python.org/sf/1212169  opened by  Aaron Elbaz

RFE Closed

Clipboard Cleared on Close  (2005-05-24)
       http://python.org/sf/1207592  closed by  kbk

Bottom Scroll Bar  (2005-05-24)
       http://python.org/sf/1207613  closed by  kbk

calling it revert is fine with me  (2005-05-27)
       http://python.org/sf/1209664  closed by  rhettinger

"break" and "continue"-ing out of nested 'for' loops  (2005-05-29)
       http://python.org/sf/1210975  closed by  rhettinger

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