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Weekly Python Patch/Bug Summary

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Patch / Bug Summary
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Patches : 349 open ( +7) / 3737 closed (+25) / 4086 total (+32)
Bugs : 939 open (-12) / 6648 closed (+60) / 7587 total (+48)
RFE : 249 open ( -8) / 278 closed (+12) / 527 total ( +4)

New / Reopened Patches
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Python 2.5 "What's New" document contains socket errors (2007-03-17)
CLOSED http://python.org/sf/1682878 opened by Jp Calderone

ConfigParser support for alt delimiters (2007-03-18)
http://python.org/sf/1682942 opened by Stephen Hansen

Demo/parser/unparse.py fixes and cleanups (2007-03-19)
CLOSED http://python.org/sf/1683328 opened by Piet Delport

Refactor test_minidom.py to use unittest. (2007-03-18)
CLOSED http://python.org/sf/1683397 opened by Jerry Seutter

PEP 361 Warnings (2007-03-19)
http://python.org/sf/1683908 opened by Adam Olsen

add os.chflags() and os.lchflags() where available (2006-05-17)
http://python.org/sf/1490190 reopened by nnorwitz

Documentation for C-API string functions (2007-03-21)
CLOSED http://python.org/sf/1684834 opened by Björn Lindqvist

cgi.py invalid REQUEST_METHOD set (2005-03-08)
CLOSED http://python.org/sf/1159139 reopened by joesalmeri

new function: os.path.relpath (2005-10-27)
CLOSED http://python.org/sf/1339796 reopened by loewis

MSVCCompiler creates redundant and long PATH strings (2007-03-21)
CLOSED http://python.org/sf/1685563 opened by Scott Dial

Add IllegalStateError (2007-03-22)
http://python.org/sf/1685642 opened by Björn Lindqvist

Method cache (2007-03-22)
http://python.org/sf/1685986 opened by Armin Rigo

More PEP 3116 classes (2007-03-22)
CLOSED http://python.org/sf/1686273 opened by Mark Russell

int to Py_ssize_t changes (2007-03-22)
CLOSED http://python.org/sf/1686451 opened by Alexander Belopolsky

Allow any mapping after ** in calls (2007-03-22)
http://python.org/sf/1686487 opened by Alexander Belopolsky

extending os.walk to support following symlinks (2005-08-26)
CLOSED http://python.org/sf/1273829 reopened by loewis

Replace time_t by Py_time_t (2007-03-27)
http://python.org/sf/1689402 opened by Christian Heimes

Refactor test_sax.py to use unittest. (2007-03-28)
CLOSED http://python.org/sf/1690164 opened by Jerry Seutter

Refactor test_pyexpat.py to use unittest. (2007-03-28)
CLOSED http://python.org/sf/1690169 opened by Jerry Seutter

Added support for custom readline functions (2007-03-28)
http://python.org/sf/1690201 opened by Ben Timby

Don't block on Queue get/put when time is moved back (2007-03-29)
http://python.org/sf/1690578 opened by xiaowen

Migrate test_minidom.py to unittest (2007-03-30)
http://python.org/sf/1691032 opened by Jason Orendorff

Fix for bug #1283289 (2007-03-30)
http://python.org/sf/1691070 opened by Roger Upole

Move initial args assignment to BaseException.__new__ (2007-04-01)
http://python.org/sf/1692335 opened by ?iga Seilnacht

warnings.py gets filename wrong for eval/exec (2007-04-01)
http://python.org/sf/1692664 opened by Adam Olsen

trace.py --ignore-module should accept module name list. (2007-04-02)
http://python.org/sf/1693149 opened by Raghuram Devarakonda

Fix for duplicate "preferences" menu-OS X (2007-04-02)
http://python.org/sf/1693258 opened by Kevin Walzer

tarfile bug when opening a file directly (2007-04-05)
http://python.org/sf/1695229 opened by Arve Knudsen

Fix test_urllib on Windows buildbots (2007-04-07)
http://python.org/sf/1695862 opened by Ziga Seilnacht

Remove redundant code in ntpath.walk() (2007-04-08)
http://python.org/sf/1696393 opened by Michael Haggerty

Adding an index method to tuples (2007-04-08)
http://python.org/sf/1696444 opened by Paul Boddie

Patches Closed
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TypeError swallowing in UNPACK_SEQUENCE opcode (2007-03-16)
http://python.org/sf/1682205 closed by gbrandl

Make PyComplex_AsCComplex use __complex__ (2007-03-07)
http://python.org/sf/1675423 closed by gbrandl

remove sys.exitfunc, rewrite atexit in C (2007-03-14)
http://python.org/sf/1680961 closed by collinwinter

telnetlib option subnegotiation fix (2003-01-07)
http://python.org/sf/664020 closed by gbrandl

telnetlib.py change to ease option handling. (2006-07-10)
http://python.org/sf/1520081 closed by gbrandl

Python 2.5 "What's New" document contains socket errors (2007-03-17)
http://python.org/sf/1682878 closed by gbrandl

PEP 3115 patch (2007-03-14)
http://python.org/sf/1681101 closed by gvanrossum

Adding a testcase for the bug in find_longest_match (2007-03-11)
http://python.org/sf/1678339 closed by gbrandl

Patch to add tempfile.SpooledTemporaryFile (for #415692) (2007-01-07)
http://python.org/sf/1630118 closed by collinwinter

Demo/parser/unparse.py fixes and cleanups (2007-03-19)
http://python.org/sf/1683328 closed by gbrandl

Refactor test_minidom.py to use unittest. (2007-03-19)
http://python.org/sf/1683397 closed by collinwinter

fix Makefile.pre to use config env (2002-12-29)
http://python.org/sf/659809 closed by bcannon

Documentation for C-API string functions (2007-03-21)
http://python.org/sf/1684834 closed by gbrandl

cgi.py invalid REQUEST_METHOD set (2005-03-08)
http://python.org/sf/1159139 closed by sf-robot

Replacing and deleting files in a zipfile archive. (2003-03-10)
http://python.org/sf/700858 closed by sf-robot

desktop module (providing startfile as open, all platforms) (2005-09-23)
http://python.org/sf/1301512 closed by pboddie

new function: os.path.relpath (2005-10-27)
http://python.org/sf/1339796 closed by collinwinter

Adding timeout to socket.py and httplib.py (2007-03-08)
http://python.org/sf/1676823 closed by facundobatista

New block cipher API (2003-01-27)
http://python.org/sf/675698 closed by collinwinter

Updates to syntax rules in reference manual (2006-05-16)
http://python.org/sf/1489771 closed by zseil

MSVCCompiler creates redundant and long PATH strings (2007-03-21)
http://python.org/sf/1685563 closed by nnorwitz

More PEP 3116 classes (2007-03-22)
http://python.org/sf/1686273 closed by gvanrossum

int to Py_ssize_t changes (2007-03-23)
http://python.org/sf/1686451 closed by loewis

extending os.walk to support following symlinks (2005-08-26)
http://python.org/sf/1273829 closed by zseil

Support CREATE_SUSPENDED flag in subprocess.py for Win32 (2007-03-09)
http://python.org/sf/1677688 closed by sf-robot

Refactor test_sax.py to use unittest. (2007-03-28)
http://python.org/sf/1690164 closed by collinwinter

Refactor test_pyexpat.py to use unittest. (2007-03-28)
http://python.org/sf/1690169 closed by collinwinter

test_timeout updates (2003-04-28)
http://python.org/sf/728815 closed by collinwinter

ability to pass a timeout to underlying socket (2003-04-17)
http://python.org/sf/723312 closed by facundobatista

Cygwin case-sensitive import patch (2005-05-07)
http://python.org/sf/1197318 closed by zseil

Improvements to ceval.c (2006-05-22)
http://python.org/sf/1492828 closed by rhettinger

httplib : SSL fake sockets to close correctly (2005-10-01)
http://python.org/sf/1310381 closed by loewis

New / Reopened Bugs
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Documentation error (section 3.4.1) (2007-03-17)
CLOSED http://python.org/sf/1682729 opened by emlyn

next method assignment is ignored in new-style classes (2007-03-17)
http://python.org/sf/1682749 reopened by albert2611

next method assignment is ignored in new-style classes (2007-03-17)
http://python.org/sf/1682749 opened by Albert Weichselbraun

os.walk should traverse outward symlinks (2007-03-18)
CLOSED http://python.org/sf/1682940 opened by Tasci Synx

xreload.py won't update class docstrings (2007-03-18)
http://python.org/sf/1683288 opened by Jim Jewett

select.select() injecting spurious text in stdout (2007-03-19)
CLOSED http://python.org/sf/1683316 opened by Peter Williams

object.__init__ shouldn't allow args/kwds (2007-03-18)
http://python.org/sf/1683368 opened by Blake Ross

module-ctypes should show platform availability (2007-03-19)
CLOSED http://python.org/sf/1683872 opened by Noah Spurrier

regression in webbrowser command line parsing (2007-03-20)
CLOSED http://python.org/sf/1684254 opened by Lukas Lalinsky

modindex.html builds incorrectly in Python 3 (2007-03-20)
CLOSED http://python.org/sf/1684811 opened by Collin Winter

Keyword arguments to __init__() of a subclass of set (2007-03-21)
CLOSED http://python.org/sf/1684943 opened by Jørgen Frøjk Kjærsgaard

Explain __method__ lookup semantics for new-style classes (2007-03-21)
http://python.org/sf/1684991 opened by Georg Brandl

DoS asyncore vulnerability (2007-03-21)
http://python.org/sf/1685000 opened by billiejoex

email package should work better with unicode (2007-03-21)
http://python.org/sf/1685453 opened by Barry A. Warsaw

Command line interface to timeit.py (2007-03-21)
CLOSED http://python.org/sf/1685704 opened by Tim Heaney

tarfile file names under win32 (2007-03-22)
CLOSED http://python.org/sf/1685773 opened by ralf

msvccompiler.py doesn't recongnize VS2005 (2007-03-22)
CLOSED http://python.org/sf/1685775 opened by Minmin Gong

socket.getaddrinfo() should take an address tuple. (2007-03-22)
http://python.org/sf/1685962 opened by Alan Kennedy

logging package failure for NTEventLogHandler (2007-03-22)
CLOSED http://python.org/sf/1686200 opened by j vickroy

Python SEGFAULT on invalid superclass access (2007-03-22)
http://python.org/sf/1686386 opened by toxik

os.stat() WindowsError 13 when file in use (2007-03-22)
CLOSED http://python.org/sf/1686475 opened by d roberts

descrintro: error describing __new__ behavior (2007-03-23)
http://python.org/sf/1686597 opened by Gabriel Genellina

cannot catch KeyboardInterrupt when using curses getkey() (2007-03-23)
http://python.org/sf/1687125 opened by al65536

Inconsistent Exceptions for Readonly Attributes (2007-03-23)
CLOSED http://python.org/sf/1687163 opened by Raymond Hettinger

Round funcion (2007-03-24)
CLOSED http://python.org/sf/1687314 opened by Gust1

Python/C PyClass_* are not documented (2007-03-26)
CLOSED http://python.org/sf/1688274 opened by Tommi Vainikainen

sock.recvfrom(-24) crashes (2007-03-27)
CLOSED http://python.org/sf/1688393 opened by Andrew Bennetts

os.path.join.__doc__ should mention absolute paths (2007-03-26)
http://python.org/sf/1688564 opened by Eugene Kramer

pdb unable to jump to first statement (2007-03-27)
http://python.org/sf/1689458 opened by gotgenes

strptime(): can't switch locales more than once (2005-09-13)
CLOSED http://python.org/sf/1290505 reopened by bcannon

Intel icc build fails with optimizations -O2 (2007-03-28)
http://python.org/sf/1689617 opened by Michael Forbes

trace module borks __file__ (2007-03-28)
http://python.org/sf/1690103 opened by Skip Montanaro

Typographical Error (2007-03-29)
CLOSED http://python.org/sf/1690324 opened by Mervyn Yeo

email.utils.formataddr() should be rfc2047 aware (2007-03-29)
http://python.org/sf/1690608 opened by Barry A. Warsaw

xmlrpclib methods submit call on __str__, __repr__ (2007-03-29)
http://python.org/sf/1690840 opened by Greg Hazel

struct.pack of floats in non-native endian order (2003-03-18)
http://python.org/sf/705836 reopened by collinwinter

struct.pack raises TypeError where it used to convert (2006-07-28)
http://python.org/sf/1530559 reopened by collinwinter

Duplicate "preferences" menu item/Tk Aqua 8.4.14 (2007-03-30)
http://python.org/sf/1691411 opened by Kevin Walzer

lambda function segfault (2007-04-01)
CLOSED http://python.org/sf/1692280 opened by Dasn

webbrowser module cannot open the right URL (2007-04-02)
CLOSED http://python.org/sf/1692695 opened by Pan Yongzhi

\w not helpful for non-Roman scripts (2007-04-02)
http://python.org/sf/1693050 opened by nlmiles

Can't save empty array in shelve (2007-04-02)
CLOSED http://python.org/sf/1693079 opened by IWL

email.Message set_param rfc2231 encoding incorrect (2007-04-03)
http://python.org/sf/1693546 opened by Anders Hammarquist

Portability issie: os.rename behaves differently on win32 (2007-04-03)
http://python.org/sf/1693753 opened by cs_

Puzzled over list append bvehavior (2007-04-03)
CLOSED http://python.org/sf/1693941 opened by elgordo

Python 2.5 installer ended prematurely (2007-04-04)
http://python.org/sf/1694155 opened by Miclav

Failure to build on AIX 5.3 (2007-04-04)
http://python.org/sf/1694442 opened by Jaman Swearingen

Overloading int.__pow__ does not work (2007-04-04)
http://python.org/sf/1694663 opened by Terry J. Reedy

Bad documentation for existing imp methods (2007-04-05)
http://python.org/sf/1694833 opened by Christoph Zwerschke

Bad documentation of SMTPException (2007-04-05)
http://python.org/sf/1694950 opened by Christoph Zwerschke

Failure to build on AIX 5.3 (2007-04-05)
CLOSED http://python.org/sf/1695179 opened by Jaman Swearingen

generator expression produces incomplete list (2007-04-05)
CLOSED http://python.org/sf/1695272 opened by wplapper

Unexpected feature vs. integer and True values (2007-04-06)
CLOSED http://python.org/sf/1695688 opened by dev@bacademy

PEP 302 broken (2007-04-06)
CLOSED http://python.org/sf/1695718 opened by phil

logging.handlers.SocketHandler.makeSocket() blocks app (2007-04-07)
http://python.org/sf/1695948 opened by jtdeng

codecs.EncodedFile() - the same data and file encodings (2007-04-07)
CLOSED http://python.org/sf/1696025 opened by Alexandr V. Demeshko

Add collections.counts() (2007-04-07)
http://python.org/sf/1696199 opened by Steven Bethard

Strange performance with unicode and lists (2007-04-08)
CLOSED http://python.org/sf/1696390 opened by Vsevolod

Bugs Closed
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Python and Indeterminate Forms (Math) (2007-03-15)
http://python.org/sf/1681671 closed by tjreedy

Documentation error (section 3.4.1) (2007-03-17)
http://python.org/sf/1682729 closed by zseil

next method assignment is ignored in new-style classes (2007-03-17)
http://python.org/sf/1682749 closed by gbrandl

os.walk should traverse outward symlinks (2007-03-18)
http://python.org/sf/1682940 closed by gbrandl

Lib/io.py open uses unset "bs" (2007-03-12)
http://python.org/sf/1679498 closed by gvanrossum

clarify 80-char limit (2007-01-05)
http://python.org/sf/1628906 closed by gvanrossum

PyFloat_FromString deprecated form (2007-02-02)
http://python.org/sf/1650903 closed by gbrandl

Incorrect file path reported by inspect.getabsfile() (2007-02-23)
http://python.org/sf/1666807 closed by zseil

select.select() injecting spurious text in stdout (2007-03-18)
http://python.org/sf/1683316 closed by sf-robot

Import value 1e400 from pyc fails (2005-12-11)
http://python.org/sf/1378305 closed by gbrandl

Python2.5 can't read a (complex) pickle build by python2.4 (2007-03-07)
http://python.org/sf/1675967 closed by zseil

date-datetime comparison doesn't work (2007-03-04)
http://python.org/sf/1673403 closed by collinwinter

module-ctypes should show platform availability (2007-03-19)
http://python.org/sf/1683872 closed by gbrandl

too long string causes segmentation fault (2007-03-15)
http://python.org/sf/1681762 closed by gbrandl

regression in webbrowser command line parsing (2007-03-20)
http://python.org/sf/1684254 closed by gbrandl

__cdecl / __stdcall unspecified in *.h (2001-10-15)
http://python.org/sf/471432 closed by bcannon

modindex.html builds incorrectly in Python 3 (2007-03-20)
http://python.org/sf/1684811 closed by collinwinter

Explain how to subclass Exception (2002-07-06)
http://python.org/sf/578180 closed by bcannon

extend namespace docs to cover LOAD_NAME (2002-04-19)
http://python.org/sf/546196 closed by bcannon

-S hides standard dynamic modules (2002-07-25)
http://python.org/sf/586680 closed by bcannon

IBCarbon module (2002-07-26)
http://python.org/sf/587011 closed by bcannon

Using .next() on file open in write mode writes junk to file (2006-10-01)
http://python.org/sf/1569057 closed by bcannon

Keyword arguments to __init__() of a subclass of set (2007-03-20)
http://python.org/sf/1684943 closed by nnorwitz

python always searches python23.zip (2003-02-25)
http://python.org/sf/692884 closed by collinwinter

Move modules out of Carbon (2003-03-02)
http://python.org/sf/696206 closed by bcannon

socket's makefile file object doesn't work with timeouts. (2004-01-22)
http://python.org/sf/882297 closed by facundobatista

Command line interface to timeit.py (2007-03-22)
http://python.org/sf/1685704 closed by gbrandl

tarfile file names under win32 (2007-03-22)
http://python.org/sf/1685773 closed by indi4source

msvccompiler.py doesn't recongnize VS2005 (2007-03-22)
http://python.org/sf/1685775 closed by loewis

logging package failure for NTEventLogHandler (2007-03-22)
http://python.org/sf/1686200 closed by vsajip

os.stat() WindowsError 13 when file in use (2007-03-23)
http://python.org/sf/1686475 closed by loewis

Inconsistent Exceptions for Readonly Attributes (2007-03-23)
http://python.org/sf/1687163 closed by collinwinter

Round funcion (2007-03-24)
http://python.org/sf/1687314 closed by gbrandl

format error in 2.5 ref.pdf in section 5.3.4 Calls (2006-12-20)
http://python.org/sf/1619641 closed by zseil

texinfo library documentation fails to build (2006-11-12)
http://python.org/sf/1595164 closed by loewis

broken info files generation (2006-09-30)
http://python.org/sf/1568429 closed by zseil

Python/C PyClass_* are not documented (2007-03-26)
http://python.org/sf/1688274 closed by collinwinter

sock.recvfrom(-24) crashes (2007-03-26)
http://python.org/sf/1688393 closed by nnorwitz

[2.5 regression?] failure to import the ORBit extension (2007-02-17)
http://python.org/sf/1662529 closed by nnorwitz

strptime(): can't switch locales more than once (2005-09-13)
http://python.org/sf/1290505 closed by bcannon

..eml attachments in email (2006-10-06)
http://python.org/sf/1572084 closed by sf-robot

Typographical Error (2007-03-29)
http://python.org/sf/1690324 closed by quiver

language reference index links are broken (2006-12-27)
http://python.org/sf/1622664 closed by gbrandl

preferred diff format should be mentioned as "unified". (2006-12-27)
http://python.org/sf/1623153 closed by rhettinger

thirdparty extensions, --enable-shared, static linking (2007-02-08)
http://python.org/sf/1655392 closed by gbrandl

lambda function segfault (2007-04-01)
http://python.org/sf/1692280 closed by gbrandl

webbrowser module cannot open the right URL (2007-04-02)
http://python.org/sf/1692695 closed by gbrandl

Can't save empty array in shelve (2007-04-02)
http://python.org/sf/1693079 closed by rhettinger

slice obj with no start index is 0 instead of None sometimes (2007-02-28)
http://python.org/sf/1671137 closed by jyzude

SystemError with re.match(array) (2007-01-29)
http://python.org/sf/1647541 closed by rhettinger

Incorrect docs for bisect_left (2006-11-24)
http://python.org/sf/1602378 closed by rhettinger

Tutorial section 9.5.1 ignores MRO for new-style classes (2005-12-16)
http://python.org/sf/1382213 closed by rhettinger

incorrect traceback filename from pyc (2004-10-21)
http://python.org/sf/1051638 closed by zseil

'Ok' key in options dialog does nothing (2007-02-11)
http://python.org/sf/1657034 closed by torhu

Puzzled over list append bvehavior (2007-04-03)
http://python.org/sf/1693941 closed by rhettinger

struct.unpack doens't support buffer protocol objects (2006-09-22)
http://python.org/sf/1563759 closed by rhettinger

clearing up dictionary keys/set member docs (2005-11-28)
http://python.org/sf/1368768 closed by rhettinger

zlib.crc32() not cross-platform (2007-03-10)
http://python.org/sf/1678102 closed by tjreedy

Failure to build on AIX 5.3 (2007-04-05)
http://python.org/sf/1695179 deleted by tiriss

generator expression produces incomplete list (2007-04-05)
http://python.org/sf/1695272 closed by gbrandl

Unexpected feature vs. integer and True values (2007-04-06)
http://python.org/sf/1695688 closed by gbrandl

PEP 302 broken (2007-04-06)
http://python.org/sf/1695718 closed by gbrandl

codecs.EncodedFile() - the same data and file encodings (2007-04-07)
http://python.org/sf/1696025 closed by doerwalter

Strange performance with unicode and lists (2007-04-08)
http://python.org/sf/1696390 closed by gbrandl

New / Reopened RFE
__________________

Add tail recursion (2007-03-20)
CLOSED http://python.org/sf/1684603 opened by Tommy Nordgren

csv sniff example (2007-03-22)
http://python.org/sf/1686390 opened by Thomas Guettler

Add "methodcaller" to the operator module (2006-06-14)
CLOSED http://python.org/sf/1506171 reopened by rhettinger

Call sys.except_hook if exception occurs in __del__ (2007-03-30)
http://python.org/sf/1691387 opened by John Ehresman

Stripping debugging symbols from compiled C extensions (2007-04-02)
http://python.org/sf/1692592 opened by Viktor Ferenczi

RFE Closed
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optparse should support arbitrary number of arguments (2006-07-24)
http://python.org/sf/1527705 closed by gbrandl

smarter temporary file object (2001-04-12)
http://python.org/sf/415692 closed by collinwinter

Add tail recursion (2007-03-20)
http://python.org/sf/1684603 closed by rhettinger

dict(key,values) initializer (2007-02-09)
http://python.org/sf/1656538 closed by rhettinger

Allowing the definition of constants (2006-04-05)
http://python.org/sf/1465406 closed by collinwinter

itemgetter built-in? (2005-10-10)
http://python.org/sf/1322308 closed by collinwinter

Add os.path.relpath (2005-09-30)
http://python.org/sf/1309676 closed by collinwinter

Add a settimeout to ftplib.FTP object (2005-04-06)
http://python.org/sf/1177998 closed by facundobatista

'attrmap' function, attrmap(x)['attname'] == x.attname (2005-01-26)
http://python.org/sf/1110010 closed by collinwinter

Add "methodcaller" to the operator module (2006-06-14)
http://python.org/sf/1506171 closed by collinwinter

Py_DEBUG (2006-12-09)
http://python.org/sf/1612190 closed by collinwinter

bug with ill-formed rfc822 attachments (2003-09-30)
http://python.org/sf/815563 closed by collinwinter

Need Windows os.link() support (2001-11-05)
http://python.org/sf/478407 closed by collinwinter

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