An improper change in httplib.py
ouyanggh0815 at gmail.com
Thu Jan 22 23:35:52 CET 2015
Have reported an issue http://bugs.python.org/issue23300.
"That leading underscore in the method name means it is not a public
API and thus changes are allowed without any backwards-compatibility
guarantees. Mercurial will need to update their code to handle this if
they want to continue to use the method."
I checked the official mercurial repo, it does not use the method
anymore, so I filed a bug to fedora. 
On Thu, Jan 22, 2015 at 8:04 PM, Mark Lawrence <breamoreboy at yahoo.co.uk> wrote:
> No problem, but out of courtesy could you please reply to the list and not
> just me.
> Kindest regards.
> Mark Lawrence.
> On Thursday, 22 January 2015, 11:51, Guohua Ouyang <ouyanggh0815 at gmail.com>
> thanks, file the issue 23300
> On Thu, Jan 22, 2015 at 5:06 PM, Mark Lawrence <breamoreboy at yahoo.co.uk>
>> On 22/01/2015 03:38, Guohua Ouyang wrote:
>>> This is my first post to the list, I apologies firstly if I made any
>>> I was trying to get a package in golang behind the http or https
>>> proxy, and it reports an error "AttributeError: httpsconnection
>>> instance has no attribute '_set_hostport'", details in the bottom.
>>> After some trace work, I found it caused by the changes in the issue
>>> @@ -718,7 +734,7 @@
>>> - def _set_hostport(self, host, port):
>>> + def _get_hostport(self, host, port):
>>> First, it changes the method's name, doesn't it break the
>>> compatibility for other packages, on my system,
>>> mercurial-3.0-2.fc21.x86_64 still use "_set_hostport" as the error
>>> Second, I found that line 1132 of  still use "
>>> self._conn._set_hostport(host, port)", which should be
>>> "_get_hostport", right?
>>>  http://bugs.python.org/issue7776
>>>  https://github.com/python/cpython/blob/2.7/Lib/httplib.py
>> You've found a bug so please raise it on bugs.python.org :)
>> My fellow Pythonistas, ask not what our language can do for you, ask
>> what you can do for our language.
>> Mark Lawrence
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