Weekly Python Patch/Bug Summary

Kurt B. Kaiser kbk at shore.net
Wed Mar 29 06:59:16 CEST 2006


Patch / Bug Summary
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Patches :  389 open ( -3) /  3117 closed (+23) /  3506 total (+20)
Bugs    :  901 open ( -6) /  5687 closed (+41) /  6588 total (+35)
RFE     :  214 open ( +1) /   206 closed ( +4) /   420 total ( +5)

New / Reopened Patches
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Minimalist fix for bug 1446847  (2006-03-17)
CLOSED http://python.org/sf/1452332  opened by  Nick Coghlan

N-d array interface for array object  (2006-03-17)
       http://python.org/sf/1452906  opened by  Alexander Belopolsky

IDNA codec simplification  (2006-03-18)
       http://python.org/sf/1453235  opened by  Walter Dörwald

popen2 new parameter and setpgid  (2006-03-20)
CLOSED http://python.org/sf/1454425  opened by  Oskar Anderö

2 Tools for easy inter-thread communication->Queue,threading  (2006-03-20)
       http://python.org/sf/1454452  opened by  kxroberto

Make thread stack size runtime tunable  (2006-03-20)
       http://python.org/sf/1454481  opened by  Andrew I MacIntyre

patch for SIGSEGV in arraymodule.c  (2006-03-20)
       http://python.org/sf/1454485  reopened by  tbmetin

patch for SIGSEGV in arraymodule.c  (2006-03-20)
       http://python.org/sf/1454485  opened by  Baris Metin

Use dlopen() to load extensions on Darwin, where possible  (2006-03-20)
       http://python.org/sf/1454844  opened by  Zach Pincus

patch for mbcs codecs  (2006-03-22)
       http://python.org/sf/1455898  opened by  ocean-city

timestamp() method for datetime objects  (2006-03-23)
CLOSED http://python.org/sf/1457227  opened by  Chris AtLee

Support different GPG keys in upload --sign  (2006-03-23)
       http://python.org/sf/1457316  opened by  Stefan Behnel

patch for building trunk with VC6  (2006-03-24)
       http://python.org/sf/1457736  opened by  ocean-city

floor division  (2006-03-25)
CLOSED http://python.org/sf/1458419  opened by  Andy

Improved PySet C API  (2006-03-25)
CLOSED http://python.org/sf/1458476  opened by  Barry A. Warsaw

Mutable Iterators PEP  (2006-03-26)
       http://python.org/sf/1459011  opened by  Adam DePrince

Install PKG-INFO with packages  (2006-03-27)
       http://python.org/sf/1459476  opened by  Phillip J. Eby

Add docs for zlib.decompressobj.flush optional param  (2006-03-27)
CLOSED http://python.org/sf/1459630  opened by  Chris AtLee

Update docs for zlib.decompressobj.flush()  (2006-03-27)
       http://python.org/sf/1459631  opened by  Chris AtLee

convenient Message.as_string to use mangle_from_=unixfrom ?  (2006-03-28)
       http://python.org/sf/1459867  opened by  kxroberto

Patches Closed
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PEP 338 implementation  (2006-02-11)
       http://python.org/sf/1429601  closed by  ncoghlan

patch for 1441408  compiler fails to spot extended slice  (2006-03-10)
       http://python.org/sf/1446847  closed by  ncoghlan

Minimalist fix for bug 1441408  (2006-03-17)
       http://python.org/sf/1452332  closed by  ncoghlan

PEP 338 documentation  (2006-02-11)
       http://python.org/sf/1429605  closed by  ncoghlan

error checking after PyXXX_New  (2006-03-08)
       http://python.org/sf/1445505  closed by  gbrandl

audioop - alaw encoding/decoding added, code updated  (2005-07-02)
       http://python.org/sf/1231053  closed by  anthonybaxter

Method for cell objects to access contents  (2005-03-25)
       http://python.org/sf/1170323  closed by  gbrandl

Incremental codecs for CJKCodecs  (2006-03-05)
       http://python.org/sf/1443155  closed by  perky

A wait4() implementation  (2005-09-30)
       http://python.org/sf/1309579  closed by  nnorwitz

Make itertools.tee participate in GC  (2006-03-06)
       http://python.org/sf/1444398  closed by  twouters

more leaky, leaky  (2006-03-07)
       http://python.org/sf/1445431  closed by  nnorwitz

Some fixes for the binary distribution builder  (2005-12-14)
       http://python.org/sf/1380777  closed by  ronaldoussoren

popen2 new parameter and setpgid  (2006-03-20)
       http://python.org/sf/1454425  closed by  oskar_andero

CALL_ATTR opcode  (2003-03-26)
       http://python.org/sf/709744  closed by  twouters

FreeBSD is system scope threads capable  (2006-01-04)
       http://python.org/sf/1396919  closed by  perky

timestamp() method for datetime objects  (2006-03-23)
       http://python.org/sf/1457227  closed by  gvanrossum

Add method to function objects to simplify decoration  (2005-03-12)
       http://python.org/sf/1161819  closed by  ncoghlan

Simplify using Queues with consumer threads  (2006-03-21)
       http://python.org/sf/1455676  closed by  rhettinger

floor division  (2006-03-25)
       http://python.org/sf/1458419  closed by  nnorwitz

Improved PySet C API  (2006-03-25)
       http://python.org/sf/1458476  closed by  gvanrossum

Add docs for zlib.decompressobj.flush optional param  (2006-03-27)
       http://python.org/sf/1459630  closed by  gbrandl

New / Reopened Bugs
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xmlrpclib.py problem solved  (2006-03-17)
CLOSED http://python.org/sf/1452174  opened by  varun bhansaly

htmllib doesn't properly substitute entities  (2006-03-17)
       http://python.org/sf/1452246  opened by  Helmut Grohne

broken string on mbcs  (2006-03-18)
CLOSED http://python.org/sf/1452697  opened by  ocean-city

Defining a class with __dict__ brakes attributes assignment  (2006-03-11)
CLOSED http://python.org/sf/1448042  reopened by  gbrandl

Unexpected module reloading  (2006-03-18)
CLOSED http://python.org/sf/1453145  opened by  Ali Gholami Rudi

try-except-finally in the tutorial  (2006-03-19)
CLOSED http://python.org/sf/1453570  opened by  George Yoshida

conditional expression documentation missing/incorrect  (2006-03-19)
CLOSED http://python.org/sf/1453579  opened by  Alan

makesetup fails to tolerate valid linker options  (2006-03-20)
       http://python.org/sf/1454227  opened by  Jeff Blaine

test_parsedate_acceptable_to_time_functions+DST = :-(  (2006-03-20)
       http://python.org/sf/1454285  opened by  Anthony Baxter

Explanation of pow() in lib  (2006-03-20)
CLOSED http://python.org/sf/1454855  opened by  Christoph Zwerschke

import email fails  (2006-03-20)
CLOSED http://python.org/sf/1454912  opened by  Sjoerd Mullender

Incompatible size for long (int) in Python Win and Linux?  (2006-03-21)
CLOSED http://python.org/sf/1455357  opened by  Michael Yanowitz

pyport.h freebsd inconsistent  (2006-03-21)
CLOSED http://python.org/sf/1455641  opened by  Jim Jewett

Simplify use of Queues with consumer threads  (2006-03-21)
CLOSED http://python.org/sf/1455676  opened by  Raymond Hettinger

dictobject.c:dictresize() vulnerability  (2006-03-22)
       http://python.org/sf/1456209  opened by  Armin Rigo

Traceback error when compiling Regex   (2006-03-22)
       http://python.org/sf/1456280  opened by  Wolfgang Grafen

sliceobject ssize_t (and index) not completed  (2006-03-22)
       http://python.org/sf/1456470  opened by  Jim Jewett

PEP Links broken on new website  (2006-03-22)
CLOSED http://python.org/sf/1456609  opened by  Grant Olson

round not rounding correctly  (2006-03-23)
CLOSED http://python.org/sf/1456775  opened by  Norbert Sebok

Unifying pickle and cPickle exception class hierarchies  (2006-03-23)
       http://python.org/sf/1457119  opened by  Ori Peleg

urllib.splithost parses incorrectly  (2006-03-23)
CLOSED http://python.org/sf/1457264  opened by  Steve

AttributeError in upload_file on interrupted connection  (2006-03-23)
       http://python.org/sf/1457312  opened by  Stefan Behnel

floor division not documented  (2006-03-23)
CLOSED http://python.org/sf/1457358  opened by  Christoph Zwerschke

byext.py errors  (2006-03-23)
CLOSED http://python.org/sf/1457411  opened by  Jeff Lowery

regs attribute on regex objects not documented  (2006-03-24)
CLOSED http://python.org/sf/1457470  opened by  Jeff Lowery

Malloc error on MacOSX/imaplib  (2006-03-24)
       http://python.org/sf/1457783  opened by  Andreas Jung

cgi.FormContentDict constructor should support parse options  (2006-03-25)
       http://python.org/sf/1457823  opened by  John Belmonte

Log._log needs to be more forgiving...  (2006-03-24)
       http://python.org/sf/1458017  opened by  Skip Montanaro

sys.maxint should be mentioned in explanation of int type  (2006-03-25)
CLOSED http://python.org/sf/1458220  opened by  Christoph Zwerschke

lambda with a parenthesized argument raises TypeError  (2006-03-27)
CLOSED http://python.org/sf/1458903  opened by  Jeong-Min Lee

-Q warn option is still not default in 2.4  (2006-03-26)
CLOSED http://python.org/sf/1458927  opened by  Christoph Zwerschke

Doubled backslash in repr() method for unicode  (2006-03-27)
CLOSED http://python.org/sf/1459029  opened by  Christoph Zwerschke

missing links beetween strftime()'s...  (2006-03-27)
CLOSED http://python.org/sf/1459103  opened by  Jens Diemer

inspect.getargspec() is wrong for def foo((x)):  (2006-03-27)
       http://python.org/sf/1459159  opened by  Neal Norwitz

sgmllib.SGMLparser and hexadecimal numeric character refs  (2006-03-27)
       http://python.org/sf/1459279  opened by  Francesco Ricciardi

time.timezone / time.strftime('%z') problem  (2006-03-27)
CLOSED http://python.org/sf/1459642  opened by  Simon Lanzmich

sets.Set can't be subclassed  (2006-03-28)
CLOSED http://python.org/sf/1459733  opened by  Michal Kwiatkowski

test suite should pass with -Qnew ?  (2006-03-28)
CLOSED http://python.org/sf/1459808  opened by  Anthony Baxter

urllib2 changes header names  (2006-03-28)
CLOSED http://python.org/sf/1459963  opened by  Michael Vert

random.sample can raise KeyError  (2006-03-29)
       http://python.org/sf/1460340  opened by  paul rubin

Bugs Closed
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make frameworkinstall fails on Intel Macs  (2006-03-10)
       http://python.org/sf/1447607  closed by  gbrandl

xmlrpclib.py problem solved  (2006-03-17)
       http://python.org/sf/1452174  deleted by  gbrandl

bug with xmlrpclib  (2006-03-09)
       http://python.org/sf/1446690  closed by  gbrandl

asyncore dispatcher.__getattr__() masks self._map  (2006-03-13)
       http://python.org/sf/1448639  closed by  gbrandl

svn head compiler fails to spot extended slicing  (2006-03-02)
       http://python.org/sf/1441408  closed by  ncoghlan

(XMLRPC) multitude of sockets ending up in TIME_WAIT  (2005-02-25)
       http://python.org/sf/1151968  closed by  gbrandl

README build instructions for fpectl  (2004-01-07)
       http://python.org/sf/872175  closed by  gbrandl

Built-in compile function with PEP 0263 encoding bug  (2005-02-03)
       http://python.org/sf/1115379  closed by  nnorwitz

broken string on mbcs  (2006-03-18)
       http://python.org/sf/1452697  deleted by  ocean-city

Defining a class with __dict__ brakes attributes assignment  (2006-03-11)
       http://python.org/sf/1448042  closed by  gbrandl

Python drops core when stdin is bogus  (2005-11-10)
       http://python.org/sf/1353504  closed by  gbrandl

Inconsistency between StringIO and cStringIO  (2006-01-27)
       http://python.org/sf/1416477  closed by  gbrandl

optparse docs double-dash confusion  (2006-02-16)
       http://python.org/sf/1432838  closed by  gbrandl

Http redirection error in urllib2.py  (2005-11-10)
       http://python.org/sf/1353433  closed by  gbrandl

Unexpected module reloading  (2006-03-18)
       http://python.org/sf/1453145  closed by  loewis

try-except-finally in the tutorial  (2006-03-19)
       http://python.org/sf/1453570  closed by  gbrandl

conditional expression documentation missing/incorrect  (2006-03-19)
       http://python.org/sf/1453579  closed by  gbrandl

shelve/bsddb crash on db close  (2005-06-26)
       http://python.org/sf/1227955  closed by  nnorwitz

Explanation of pow() in lib  (2006-03-20)
       http://python.org/sf/1454855  closed by  rhettinger

import email fails  (2006-03-20)
       http://python.org/sf/1454912  closed by  bwarsaw

Incompatible size for long (int) in Python Win and Linux?  (2006-03-21)
       http://python.org/sf/1455357  closed by  perky

pyport.h freebsd inconsistent  (2006-03-22)
       http://python.org/sf/1455641  closed by  perky

problems with too many sockets in FreeBSD  (2006-03-11)
       http://python.org/sf/1448058  closed by  nnorwitz

PEP Links broken on new website  (2006-03-23)
       http://python.org/sf/1456609  closed by  gbrandl

Pointer freed twice in Py_InitializeEx()  (03/07/06)
       http://python.org/sf/1444893  closed by  sf-robot

Popen4 wait() fails sporadically with threads  (2005-04-15)
       http://python.org/sf/1183780  closed by  loewis

Python 2.2.3 crashes using popen2 to spawn lots of children  (2004-01-28)
       http://python.org/sf/886492  closed by  nnorwitz

round not rounding correctly  (2006-03-23)
       http://python.org/sf/1456775  closed by  gbrandl

urllib.splithost parses incorrectly  (2006-03-23)
       http://python.org/sf/1457264  closed by  gbrandl

floor division not documented  (2006-03-23)
       http://python.org/sf/1457358  closed by  nnorwitz

byext.py errors  (2006-03-23)
       http://python.org/sf/1457411  closed by  nnorwitz

regs attribute on regex objects not documented  (2006-03-24)
       http://python.org/sf/1457470  closed by  gbrandl

build doesn't pick up bsddb w/Mandrake 9.2  (2004-09-23)
       http://python.org/sf/1033390  closed by  nnorwitz

sys.maxint should be mentioned in explanation of int type  (2006-03-25)
       http://python.org/sf/1458220  closed by  gbrandl

lambda with a parenthesized argument raises TypeError  (2006-03-26)
       http://python.org/sf/1458903  closed by  nnorwitz

-Q warn option is still not default in 2.4  (2006-03-26)
       http://python.org/sf/1458927  closed by  gbrandl

Doubled backslash in repr() method for unicode  (2006-03-27)
       http://python.org/sf/1459029  closed by  anthonybaxter

missing links beetween strftime()'s...  (2006-03-27)
       http://python.org/sf/1459103  closed by  gbrandl

time.timezone / time.strftime('%z') problem  (2006-03-27)
       http://python.org/sf/1459642  closed by  gbrandl

sets.Set can't be subclassed  (2006-03-28)
       http://python.org/sf/1459733  closed by  gbrandl

test suite should pass with -Qnew ?  (2006-03-28)
       http://python.org/sf/1459808  closed by  gbrandl

urllib2 changes header names  (2006-03-28)
       http://python.org/sf/1459963  closed by  gbrandl

New / Reopened RFE
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sys.setatomicexecution -  for critical sections  (2006-03-18)
       http://python.org/sf/1453341  opened by  kxroberto

addheaders for urlopen / open / xxxx_open  (2006-03-19)
       http://python.org/sf/1453973  opened by  kxroberto

Make more out of 'as' :  general ad-hoc right-assignment  (2006-03-20)
CLOSED http://python.org/sf/1454344  opened by  kxroberto

Python space syntax & pythonic long lambda's  (2006-03-20)
CLOSED http://python.org/sf/1454364  opened by  kxroberto

RFE Closed
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Missing 4 socket object properties  (2002-06-12)
       http://python.org/sf/567972  closed by  gbrandl

Constructor for counting things  (2003-05-17)
       http://python.org/sf/739029  closed by  gbrandl

Make more out of 'as' :  general ad-hoc right-assignment  (2006-03-20)
       http://python.org/sf/1454344  closed by  gbrandl

Python space syntax & pythonic long lambda's  (2006-03-20)
       http://python.org/sf/1454364  closed by  gbrandl




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