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  • I'm trying to get a good friend of mine to start doing bug triage on Python. As part of my trying to mentor him on it, I've found that many of the common things I do in triage, like setting a ...
    Sean ReifschneiderSean Reifschneider
    Apr 25, 2010 at 8:31 pm
    May 2, 2010 at 7:48 pm
  • I have two somewhat unrelated thoughts about PEPs. * Accepted: header When PEP 3147 was accepted, I had a few folks ask that this be recorded in the PEP by including a link to the BDFL pronouncement ...
    Barry WarsawBarry Warsaw
    Apr 27, 2010 at 5:46 pm
    Sep 3, 2010 at 9:34 pm
  • Hi all, I ran into the follow behavior while making sure Django works correctly on PyPy. The following behavior was observed in all tested versions of CPython (2.5, 3.1): ... print(kwargs) ... {1: 3} ...
    Alex GaynorAlex Gaynor
    Apr 16, 2010 at 4:57 am
    Apr 17, 2010 at 10:21 pm
  • Hi, all, I noticed that Python 2.7 beta 1 now contains the argparse module, which might be a good thing. The code has been cleaned up, too, compared to the current version 1.1. But there is still one ...
    Tobias HerpTobias Herp
    Apr 18, 2010 at 9:37 am
    Apr 21, 2010 at 1:48 pm
  • That's because I haven't had time yet to actually build the installer for OSX due to lack of free time because both my professional and private lives are fully filled at the moment (which is great, ...
    Ronald OussorenRonald Oussoren
    Apr 14, 2010 at 4:01 pm
    Apr 18, 2010 at 8:55 pm
  • Hi, Many Python module developers do not want their work to be distributed by Debian (and probably by other Linux distributions), here's a list of hints that will help you accomplish that goal: * ...
    Piotr OżarowskiPiotr Ożarowski
    Apr 26, 2010 at 7:19 pm
    Apr 27, 2010 at 2:35 pm
  • Hi, I am surprised to see that the bug-tracker doesn't have an OS classifier or ability to add tags ? Since a number of issues reported seem to be OS specific (one can find a lot of Windows only ...
    Anand Balachandran PillaiAnand Balachandran Pillai
    Apr 12, 2010 at 1:36 pm
    Apr 17, 2010 at 6:02 pm
  • What do we think of adding a built-in nonlocals() function that would be similar to globals() and locals()? Like those functions, it would return a dictionary of variable names and their values. ...
    Steve BonnerSteve Bonner
    Apr 3, 2010 at 11:16 am
    Apr 8, 2010 at 1:54 pm
  • for a college project, I proposed to create a compiler for python. I've read something about it and maybe I saw that made a bad choice. I hear everyone's opinion respond.
    Apr 5, 2010 at 2:54 pm
    Apr 6, 2010 at 9:41 am
  • Currently, the 'default' Priority for new tracker issues is '- no selection -'. This is, I believe, widely understood to be equivalent to 'normal'. Consequently, almost no one bothers to make a ...
    Terry ReedyTerry Reedy
    Apr 26, 2010 at 6:42 pm
    Apr 28, 2010 at 5:18 pm
  • I am attaching the latest revision of PEP 3147 to this message, which is also available here: http://www.python.org/dev/peps/pep-3147/ I think the PEP is ready for pronouncement, and the patch is ...
    Barry WarsawBarry Warsaw
    Apr 13, 2010 at 8:21 pm
    Apr 17, 2010 at 2:44 am
  • Debugging a strange problem today, I got the following result: Sockets open by stdlib libraries are open without the "keepalive" option, so the system default is used. The system default under linux ...
    Jesus CeaJesus Cea
    Apr 12, 2010 at 9:51 pm
    Jul 12, 2010 at 12:58 pm
  • We were having performance problems unpickling a large pickle file, we were getting 170s running time (which was fine), but 1100mb memory usage. Memory usage ought to have been about 300mb, this was ...
    Dan GindikinDan Gindikin
    Apr 23, 2010 at 6:11 pm
    Apr 23, 2010 at 9:56 pm
  • Hi python-dev, The recent threads on builds/installers for Mac and Windows reminded me of Steve Holden's push to get the python-dev team equipped via a connection with the Microsoft Open Source ...
    Brian CurtinBrian Curtin
    Apr 16, 2010 at 1:01 pm
    Apr 19, 2010 at 6:50 pm
  • I've run into a minor snag implementing the __cached__ attribute on imported modules. From PEP 3147: As part of this PEP, we will add an `__cached__` attribute to modules, which will always point to ...
    Barry WarsawBarry Warsaw
    Apr 9, 2010 at 8:24 pm
    Apr 11, 2010 at 5:36 pm
  • Hello, On behalf of the distutils-SIG, I'd like to propose PEP 376 for inclusion. This PEP is about defining a standard for installed Python projects. http://www.python.org/dev/peps/pep-0376/ It was ...
    Tarek ZiadéTarek Ziadé
    Apr 1, 2010 at 9:51 pm
    Apr 7, 2010 at 5:56 pm
  • May I have enhanced permissions on the bug tracker, so that I can perform the following tasks? - Assign issues to myself that I plan to write a patch for - Update the Stage to "patch review" after ...
    Daniel StutzbachDaniel Stutzbach
    Apr 27, 2010 at 2:22 pm
    Apr 30, 2010 at 2:48 am
  • Here is another patch for review: http://bugs.python.org/issue8370 This is a trivial fix to the 2.6 and 2.7 documentation. Thanks, --Chris
    Chris JerdonekChris Jerdonek
    Apr 14, 2010 at 3:54 am
    Apr 30, 2010 at 10:13 pm
  • Does the online dev version of the docs build in response to docs checkins, or just once a day? (And is that written down somewhere and I've just forgotten where to look...) Cheers, Nick. -- Nick ...
    Nick CoghlanNick Coghlan
    Apr 29, 2010 at 10:16 am
    May 3, 2010 at 4:25 am
  • I've noticed argparse ambiguity handling has changed a bit over last few revisions. I have cases where 1 valid input is a prefix of another: e.g.: '--string' '--string2' With the most recent 1.1, the ...
    Neal BeckerNeal Becker
    Apr 20, 2010 at 6:55 pm
    Apr 21, 2010 at 4:33 pm
  • Hey folks, I was looking at tuning Python dicts for a data structures class final project. I've looked through Object/dictnotes.txt, and obviously there's already a large body of work on this topic. ...
    Reid KlecknerReid Kleckner
    Apr 10, 2010 at 6:06 pm
    Apr 13, 2010 at 8:36 pm
  • First, thank you for all opnion. Each one was considered. I think the better question would be: I have to develop a project that involves compilers, and being a fan of Python, I thought about making ...
    Apr 6, 2010 at 11:44 am
    Apr 12, 2010 at 11:16 am
  • I propose that we freeze the trunk except for fixes for the buildbots. Thoughts? -- Regards, Benjamin
    Benjamin PetersonBenjamin Peterson
    Apr 6, 2010 at 11:09 pm
    Apr 7, 2010 at 6:52 pm
  • Before I file a bug report, is anyone else seeing this (in my case on FreeBSD 8): Modules/_ctypes/libffi/src/x86/sysv.S:360: Error: junk at end of line, first unrecognized character is `@' ...
    Jeroen Ruigrok van der WervenJeroen Ruigrok van der Werven
    Apr 7, 2010 at 12:39 pm
    Apr 7, 2010 at 3:29 pm
  • Where can I find public reports with Python tests code coverage? -- anatoly t.
    Anatoly techtonikAnatoly techtonik
    Apr 6, 2010 at 9:40 am
    Apr 6, 2010 at 9:45 pm
  • I am seeing random 403 errors when cloning the mercurial repositories of Python. $ hg clone http://code.python.org/hg/branches/release2.6-maint destination directory: release2.6-maint requesting all ...
    Sridhar RatnakumarSridhar Ratnakumar
    Apr 22, 2010 at 8:14 pm
    Apr 23, 2010 at 4:42 pm
  • Hi, I'm working on surrogates in filenames on Linux (more generally on BSD and UNIX OS) to support undecodable filenames, see PEP 383. Amaury told me that I only fixed the non-Windows versions (I ...
    Victor StinnerVictor Stinner
    Apr 19, 2010 at 9:33 am
    Apr 20, 2010 at 8:19 pm
  • The trunk's been frozen for a few days now, which is starting to cut into the window for new fixes between b1 and b2 (down to just under 3 weeks, and that's only if b1 was ready for release today). ...
    Nick CoghlanNick Coghlan
    Apr 10, 2010 at 3:51 pm
    Apr 15, 2010 at 2:11 pm
  • Hi folks, I have a patch to the unittest module for review here: http://bugs.python.org/issue7559#msg102801 (There have already been a couple rounds of discussion on how to best fix this.) This is my ...
    Chris JerdonekChris Jerdonek
    Apr 14, 2010 at 3:49 am
    Apr 14, 2010 at 4:23 pm
  • We don't have any buildbot backing this system. OSF/1 last version was in 1994, was picked by Digital (Tru64 Unix). Last version of Tru64 was released in late 2006. Now Digital is owned by HP with ...
    Jesus CeaJesus Cea
    Apr 26, 2010 at 5:57 pm
    May 3, 2010 at 9:39 pm
  • Hello, I think I went through all the latest feedback regarding PEP 376. There will be still some work of course, on the implementation side (for instance the Zip issues described by PJE). But I ...
    Tarek ZiadéTarek Ziadé
    Apr 22, 2010 at 8:54 am
    Apr 26, 2010 at 10:04 am
  • When I build my C++ extension on Windows (specifically PyQt with MinGW) against Python v2.6.5 it fails to run under v2.6.4. The same problem exists when building against v3.1.2 and running under ...
    Phil ThompsonPhil Thompson
    Apr 20, 2010 at 12:19 pm
    Apr 20, 2010 at 9:59 pm
  • On behalf of the Python development team, I'm merry to announce the first beta release of Python 2.7. Python 2.7 is scheduled (by Guido and Python-dev) to be the last major version in the 2.x series. ...
    Benjamin PetersonBenjamin Peterson
    Apr 10, 2010 at 6:52 pm
    Apr 12, 2010 at 1:07 pm
  • I now have a working implementation of PEP 3147 which passes all the existing, and new, tests. I'm sure there's still work to do, but I think the branch is in good enough shape to start getting some ...
    Barry WarsawBarry Warsaw
    Apr 1, 2010 at 8:12 pm
    Apr 9, 2010 at 10:40 pm
  • Hi, Python contains code specific to OS/2 (eg. see Modules/posixmodule.c). I read in Wikipedia that IBM has discontinued OS/2 support in 2005. Do we still support OS/2 or not? I'm asking because I'm ...
    Victor StinnerVictor Stinner
    Apr 17, 2010 at 12:12 am
    Apr 26, 2010 at 7:35 pm
  • What (if anything) should we set __cached__ to in __main__? Cheers, Nick. -- Nick Coghlan | ncoghlan at gmail.com | Brisbane, Australia ---------------------------------------------------------------
    Nick CoghlanNick Coghlan
    Apr 13, 2010 at 1:13 pm
    Apr 14, 2010 at 11:51 am
  • I've just downloaded the daily snapshot at http://svn.python.org/snapshots/python.tar.bz2 In the header file /python/Modules/unicodedata_db.h, there are the following lines in the ...
    Apr 4, 2010 at 12:40 am
    Apr 5, 2010 at 3:34 am
  • I can not compile Python itself, so I use Alpha version to run tests in trunk. Recent update broke successfully running tests. Any hints why this happened and how to fix them back? doctest (doctest) ...
    Anatoly techtonikAnatoly techtonik
    Apr 1, 2010 at 9:05 am
    Apr 1, 2010 at 3:53 pm
  • ACTIVITY SUMMARY (2010-03-26 - 2010-04-02) Python tracker at http://bugs.python.org/ To view or respond to any of the issues listed below, click on the issue number. Do NOT respond to this message. ...
    Python trackerPython tracker
    Apr 2, 2010 at 4:07 pm
    Apr 30, 2010 at 4:08 pm
  • steven.bethard at gmail.com made a very nice module for me to enhance argparse called argparse_bool.py, which contains ConfigureAction. This will allow a boolean value to be set very like the gnu ...
    Neal BeckerNeal Becker
    Apr 26, 2010 at 12:20 pm
    Apr 26, 2010 at 5:39 pm
  • While talking about Python 2.6 - 2.7 transitions, the subject of relative and absolute imports has come up. PEP 328 states that absolute imports will be enabled by default in Python 2.7, however I ...
    Barry WarsawBarry Warsaw
    Apr 21, 2010 at 1:40 pm
    Apr 21, 2010 at 8:05 pm
  • Hi, Ezio and Florent are developing a tool called bbreport to collect buildbot results and generate short reports to the command line. It's possible to filter results by Python branch, builder name, ...
    Victor StinnerVictor Stinner
    Apr 17, 2010 at 6:41 pm
    Apr 18, 2010 at 11:04 pm
  • http://bugs.python.org/issue2987 This deals with a feature request of parsing an IPv6 URL according to standards. The patch is pretty complete and we have good test coverage too. Is it okay to ...
    Senthil KumaranSenthil Kumaran
    Apr 15, 2010 at 4:07 pm
    Apr 16, 2010 at 11:15 am
  • Recently we added "-Wd" flags to buildbots. I was wondering about the effect of it. documentation doesn't help. I could study the code, but I guess other people can have the very same question and I ...
    Jesus CeaJesus Cea
    Apr 6, 2010 at 10:21 am
    Apr 6, 2010 at 9:17 pm
  • I reviewed 5 issues and want to see http://bugs.python.org/issue7585 committed to Python 2.7 http://bugs.python.org/issue7443 test.support.unlink issue on Windows platform i race condition between ...
    Anatoly techtonikAnatoly techtonik
    Apr 2, 2010 at 1:05 pm
    Apr 2, 2010 at 6:58 pm
  • Hey guys, I am?sorry if this is not the right list to post some questions. I have a simple question please and would appreciate some answers as I am new to Python. I have 2 D array: test = ...
    Bill JordanBill Jordan
    Apr 29, 2010 at 5:58 pm
    Apr 30, 2010 at 1:11 am
  • There seem to be an inconsistency in the handling of local scopes in exec. Consider the following code, which raises NameError if the '#' is removed from the second last line. block = """ b = 'ok' ...
    Joachim B HagaJoachim B Haga
    Apr 23, 2010 at 1:41 pm
    Apr 24, 2010 at 8:38 am
  • configure is still generated by 2.61; would it be possible to update to 2.65? The cr_lf issue mentioned in [1] seems to be resolved, ac_cr is now defined as ac_cr=`echo X | tr X '\015'` Proposing to ...
    Matthias KloseMatthias Klose
    Apr 23, 2010 at 3:26 pm
    Apr 23, 2010 at 6:24 pm
  • Hi, About my work on unicode surrogates, I would like to reject bytearray filename, especially in the PyUnicode_FSConverter function. As explained in issue #8485, support bytearray requires to test ...
    Victor StinnerVictor Stinner
    Apr 21, 2010 at 8:16 pm
    Apr 22, 2010 at 11:32 am
  • help() on an Exception class lists the method resolution order (effectively the inheritance hierarchy). E.g. help(ArithmeticError) displays inter alia: Method resolution order: ArithmeticError ...
    Rob CliffeRob Cliffe
    Apr 21, 2010 at 4:17 pm
    Apr 21, 2010 at 10:18 pm
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