[issue42967] [security] urllib.parse.parse_qsl(): Web cache poisoning - `; ` as a query args separator

2021-01-24 Thread Éric Araujo
Éric Araujo added the comment: Senthil, what is your opinion here? -- ___ Python tracker <https://bugs.python.org/issue42967> ___ ___ Python-bugs-list mailin

[issue42967] [security] urllib.parse.parse_qsl(): Web cache poisoning - `; ` as a query args separator

2021-01-23 Thread Éric Araujo
Éric Araujo added the comment: The difference is that semicolon is defined in a previous specification. I don’t see this change as providing support for custom delimiters in URL parsing, but offering an option to pick between two specifications

[issue42967] [security] urllib.parse.parse_qsl(): Web cache poisoning - `; ` as a query args separator

2021-01-23 Thread Éric Araujo
Éric Araujo added the comment: > I feel like if we are to implement this, we should let the developer choose > the separator and not limit to just `&` and `;` That doesn’t feel necessary to me. I suspect most links use &, some use ;, nothing else is valid at the moment and

[issue42967] [security] urllib.parse.parse_qsl(): Web cache poisoning - `; ` as a query args separator

2021-01-22 Thread Éric Araujo
Éric Araujo added the comment: Too bad that semicolon is not recommended nowadays, it was a nice way to avoid ampersand HTML escape issues! One server software that generates links using semicolons is debbugs: https://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/pkgreport.cgi?archive=both;package=gtk3-engines

[issue39416] Document default numeric string formats

2020-12-15 Thread Éric Araujo
Éric Araujo added the comment: New changeset aedc94b8e9d0f7700c665d8d1ba9c93df33e63a8 by Miss Islington (bot) in branch '3.8': [3.8] bpo-39416: change word case to not imply ABC (GH-22867) (GH-22869) https://github.com/python/cpython/commit/aedc94b8e9d0f7700c665d8d1ba9c93df33e63a8

[issue42571] Make documentation of * in function signatures easier to find

2020-12-14 Thread Éric Araujo
Éric Araujo added the comment: Thank you for the details! This helps finding a good place to document this. A link to function parameters from the top of the section may be good. But maybe we need a sidebar link on all pages that goes to a description of doc conventions! (and includes link

[issue42571] [docs] add links to Glossary#parameter in libraries

2020-12-11 Thread Éric Araujo
Éric Araujo added the comment: I don’t think every function signature should have links when using `*`, `*args` or `**kwargs`. Is there another page that we could improve? What did you search for when you wanted to understand what it means? Possible candidates: tutorial page about functions

[issue42456] Logical Error

2020-12-11 Thread Éric Araujo
Change by Éric Araujo : -- hgrepos: -394 ___ Python tracker <https://bugs.python.org/issue42456> ___ ___ Python-bugs-list mailing list Unsubscribe:

[issue16879] distutils.command.config uses fragile constant temporary file name

2020-11-08 Thread Éric Araujo
Change by Éric Araujo : -- assignee: eric.araujo -> stage: -> needs patch ___ Python tracker <https://bugs.python.org/issue16879> ___ ___ Python-bugs-list

[issue16238] Automatically remove build directory when build options changed

2020-11-06 Thread Éric Araujo
Change by Éric Araujo : -- assignee: eric.araujo -> components: -Distutils versions: -Python 3.8, Python 3.9 ___ Python tracker <https://bugs.python.org/issu

[issue42179] Clarify chaining exceptions in tutorial/errors.rst

2020-11-05 Thread Éric Araujo
Éric Araujo added the comment: I prefer the patch by Inada-san! >> Describing the default behavior and "from None" is enough for new users > Strange that you think that "from None" is more useful for beginners than > these special attributes. Doesn’t feel str

[issue42205] Add image/webp to list of non-standard mimetypes

2020-11-03 Thread Éric Araujo
Éric Araujo added the comment: Hello! Why open a second ticket? -- nosy: +eric.araujo ___ Python tracker <https://bugs.python.org/issue42205> ___ ___ Python-bug

[issue42158] http.server doesn't guess n-quads, n-triples, notation3 and TriG MIME types

2020-11-03 Thread Éric Araujo
Éric Araujo added the comment: Editing /etc/mime.types is one way of customizing the types returned; another one is to make a pull request to add them to the list inside the mimetypes module. -- nosy: +eric.araujo stage: -> needs patch versions: -Python 3.6, Python 3.7, Python

[issue7175] Define a standard location and API for configuration files

2020-11-03 Thread Éric Araujo
Éric Araujo added the comment: This ticket did not reach a consensus. It seems there would be little value in changing the existing scheme for IDLE and such; external tools can (and often do) already use appdirs; I suggest closing

[issue6761] Class calling

2020-10-27 Thread Éric Araujo
Change by Éric Araujo : -- resolution: -> fixed stage: patch review -> resolved status: open -> closed versions: +Python 3.10, Python 3.9 -Python 2.6, Python 2.7, Python 3.1, Python 3.2, Python 3.6, Python 3.7 ___ Python tracke

[issue17514] Add the license to argparse.py

2020-10-22 Thread Éric Araujo
Éric Araujo added the comment: Agreed with the latest comment! -- nosy: +eric.araujo, rhettinger resolution: -> works for me stage: -> resolved status: open -> closed versions: -Python 2.7, Python 3.2, Python 3.3, Python 3.4 ___ Pytho

[issue12308] Add link to PEP 0 for topical index in wiki

2020-10-22 Thread Éric Araujo
Éric Araujo added the comment: Hi Eric! Are you still interested in this? I notice that the wiki page hasn’t been updated, and it’s also kind of a dry list with no interactivity (search, sort, jump to section, hyperlinks to PEPs). Are you still interested? If yes, do you still think

[issue19394] distutils.core.Extension: empty strings in library_dirs and include_dirs should not be allowed

2020-10-22 Thread Éric Araujo
Éric Araujo added the comment: distutils isn’t improved anymore. -- assignee: eric.araujo -> nosy: +jaraco -tarek resolution: -> wont fix stage: -> resolved status: open -> closed ___ Python tracker <https://bugs.python

[issue26541] Add stop_after parameter to setup()

2020-10-22 Thread Éric Araujo
Éric Araujo added the comment: distutils isn’t improved anymore. This might interest the setuptools project, which uses its copy of distutils. -- nosy: +jaraco -dstufft resolution: -> wont fix stage: -> resolved status: open -> closed _

[issue8918] distutils test_config_cmd failure on Solaris

2020-10-22 Thread Éric Araujo
Change by Éric Araujo : -- assignee: eric.araujo -> components: -Distutils2 nosy: +dstufft resolution: -> out of date stage: test needed -> resolved status: open -> closed versions: -3rd party ___ Python tracker <https://

[issue6555] distutils config file should have the same name on both platforms and all scopes

2020-10-22 Thread Éric Araujo
Éric Araujo added the comment: Too late to change this in distutils now. -- components: -Distutils2 nosy: +dstufft resolution: accepted -> wont fix stage: -> resolved status: open -> closed versions: -3rd party, Python 2.7, Python 3.1, P

[issue22308] add {implementation} to sysconfig.py

2020-10-22 Thread Éric Araujo
Éric Araujo added the comment: This is a non-trivial change that would impact many packaging tools, and as such should be discussed on mailing list or https://discuss.python.org/ -- nosy: +eric.araujo resolution: -> wont fix stage: -> resolved status: open -&g

[issue13473] Add tests for files byte-compiled by distutils

2020-10-22 Thread Éric Araujo
Éric Araujo added the comment: I don’t think tests add value at this stage of the life of distutils; inclined to close this. -- stage: needs patch -> status: open -> pending versions: -Python 2.7, Python 3.4, Python 3.5 ___ Python tracker

[issue26033] distutils default compiler API is incomplete

2020-10-22 Thread Éric Araujo
Éric Araujo added the comment: Distutils does not evolve anymore — if CFFI still needs something like this, I think it should build on setuptools and request features there. -- resolution: -> wont fix stage: -> resolved status: open -&g

[issue8084] pep-0370 on osx duplicates existing functionality

2020-10-22 Thread Éric Araujo
Éric Araujo added the comment: It seems that the boat has sailed here -- ___ Python tracker <https://bugs.python.org/issue8084> ___ ___ Python-bugs-list mailin

[issue29411] Option --executable for entry_points

2020-10-22 Thread Éric Araujo
Éric Araujo added the comment: Closing this; the distutils patch was never attached here, and now setuptools has its own copy of distutils so if this feature request is pursued all the changes will happen there. -- resolution: -> third party stage: -> resolved status

[issue15419] distutils: build should use a version-specific build directory

2020-10-22 Thread Éric Araujo
Éric Araujo added the comment: setuptools is recommended over distutils, and doesn’t have the issue (per previous messages). -- assignee: eric.araujo -> resolution: -> wont fix stage: needs patch -> resolved status: open -> closed __

[issue42037] Documentation confusion in CookieJar functions

2020-10-22 Thread Éric Araujo
Éric Araujo added the comment: Yes, you will need a github account linked to a bpo (this site) account so that the contributor agreement bot can do its job. -- ___ Python tracker <https://bugs.python.org/issue42

[issue38727] setup.py sdist --format=gztar should use (equivalent of) `gzip -n`

2020-10-22 Thread Éric Araujo
Éric Araujo added the comment: setuptools has its own copy of distutils now. flit is independent of distutils. -- ___ Python tracker <https://bugs.python.org/issue38

[issue7726] Remove required metadata warnings for sdist

2020-10-22 Thread Éric Araujo
Éric Araujo added the comment: Distutils won’t be changed at this point in time, this request should go to setuptools. -- resolution: -> wont fix stage: -> resolved status: open -> closed ___ Python tracker <https://bugs.python.o

[issue11219] distutils check command: warn if license is specified in both the License and Classifier metadata fields

2020-10-22 Thread Éric Araujo
Éric Araujo added the comment: This can be handled by packaging lint tools. There is also a PEP to use SPDX license identifiers in metadata. -- resolution: -> wont fix stage: -> resolved status: open -> closed ___ Python tracke

[issue12933] Update or remove claims that distutils requires external programs

2020-10-22 Thread Éric Araujo
Éric Araujo added the comment: This is obsolete now. -- resolution: -> wont fix stage: patch review -> resolved status: open -> closed ___ Python tracker <https://bugs.python.or

[issue17311] use distutils terminology in "PyPI package display" section

2020-10-22 Thread Éric Araujo
Éric Araujo added the comment: That page has been removed in favour of external guide. -- resolution: -> out of date stage: needs patch -> resolved status: open -> closed ___ Python tracker <https://bugs.python.or

[issue26955] Implement equivalent to `pip.locations.distutils_scheme` in sysconfig

2020-10-22 Thread Éric Araujo
Éric Araujo added the comment: If added, this should be in sysconfig, not distutils. -- components: +Library (Lib) -Distutils title: Implement equivalent to `pip.locations.distutils_scheme` in distutils -> Implement equivalent to `pip.locations.distutils_scheme` in sysconfig versi

[issue16401] mention PKG-INFO in the documentation

2020-10-22 Thread Éric Araujo
Éric Araujo added the comment: It is documented here: https://packaging.python.org/guides/using-manifest-in/#how-files-are-included-in-an-sdist Packaging doc has moved from versioned Python docs to this unique external guide, so I’m closing this. -- resolution: -> works for

[issue40289] Document how to get Python's bin / Scripts directory

2020-10-22 Thread Éric Araujo
Change by Éric Araujo : -- stage: -> needs patch title: "highlighting" how to get Python's Scripts directory in the documentation -> Document how to get Python's bin / Scripts directory versions: +Python 3.10 -Python 3.5, Python

[issue1222585] C++ compilation support for distutils

2020-10-22 Thread Éric Araujo
Éric Araujo added the comment: setuptools and other active build tools are the better target for this feature. -- assignee: eric.araujo -> resolution: -> wont fix stage: test needed -> resolved status: open -> closed ___ Python tra

[issue41669] Case mismatch between "include" and "Include"

2020-10-22 Thread Éric Araujo
Éric Araujo added the comment: Is this the same as #24908 ? -- nosy: +eric.araujo ___ Python tracker <https://bugs.python.org/issue41669> ___ ___ Python-bug

[issue38727] setup.py sdist --format=gztar should use (equivalent of) `gzip -n`

2020-10-22 Thread Éric Araujo
Éric Araujo added the comment: Distutils isn’t used much (directly), I think this should be reported to the tools that create sdists, such as setuptools and flit. -- ___ Python tracker <https://bugs.python.org/issue38

[issue29708] support reproducible Python builds

2020-10-22 Thread Éric Araujo
Change by Éric Araujo : -- dependencies: -setup.py sdist --format=gztar should use (equivalent of) `gzip -n`, setup.py sdist should honor SOURCE_DATE_EPOCH ___ Python tracker <https://bugs.python.org/issue29

[issue29708] support reproducible Python builds

2020-10-22 Thread Éric Araujo
Change by Éric Araujo : -- dependencies: +Reproducible pyc: frozenset is not serialized in a deterministic order, setup.py sdist --format=gztar should use (equivalent of) `gzip -n`, setup.py sdist should honor SOURCE_DATE_EPOCH ___ Python tracker

[issue31073] Change metadata handling in check command

2020-10-22 Thread Éric Araujo
Éric Araujo added the comment: Not sure how you read that from my comment — I merely wanted to be sure about what the spec said! :) Most people use setuptools than distutils these days, and it’s mostly unmaintained, so your idea to report this issue to setuptols is the right one. Thanks

[issue24876] distutils.errors not wildcard-import-safe

2020-10-22 Thread Éric Araujo
Éric Araujo added the comment: The docstring is wrong, but I don’t think there is much value in changing it now. Style guides generally recommend against star imports, and not many people need to import from distutils.errors (setuptools and maybe numpy?). -- nosy: +jaraco resolution

[issue24970] Make distutils.Command an ABC

2020-10-22 Thread Éric Araujo
Change by Éric Araujo : -- resolution: -> wont fix stage: -> resolved status: open -> closed ___ Python tracker <https://bugs.python.org/issue24970> ___ ___

[issue27320] ./setup.py --help-commands should sort extra commands

2020-10-22 Thread Éric Araujo
Éric Araujo added the comment: This is probably better now that dicts retain insertion order. If people still think sorting would be better, please forward the feature request to setuptools. -- resolution: -> wont fix stage: -> resolved status: open -&g

[issue16729] Document how to provide defaults for setup.py commands options

2020-10-22 Thread Éric Araujo
Change by Éric Araujo : -- resolution: -> wont fix stage: -> resolved status: open -> closed ___ Python tracker <https://bugs.python.org/issue16729> ___ ___

[issue1109659] distutils argument parsing is bogus

2020-10-22 Thread Éric Araujo
Éric Araujo added the comment: Given the current status of distutils (mostly used as a base for setuptools, and maybe soon removed from stdlib), I am closing this. -- resolution: -> wont fix stage: needs patch -> resolved status: open -&g

[issue41755] Docs: Please remove `from distutils.core import setup`

2020-10-22 Thread Éric Araujo
Éric Araujo added the comment: That page is documenting distutils, so it is correctly showing a distutils import. The page also starts with a note linking to setuptools doc. Therefore, I would close this ticket. -- resolution: -> not a bug status: open -> p

[issue41143] distutils uses the locale encoding for the .pypirc file

2020-10-22 Thread Éric Araujo
Éric Araujo added the comment: Probably should have been specified as UTF-8, but now compatibility would prevent changing it. I recommend no change. -- ___ Python tracker <https://bugs.python.org/issue41

[issue40215] Use xdg basedir spec on linux

2020-10-22 Thread Éric Araujo
Éric Araujo added the comment: Thanks for the report, but at this stage of the distutils lifecycle (mostly unmaintained, may be removed from stdlib) I don’t think such a change would be useful. Packaging guides recommend other tools, such as twine or flit, that don’t use this config file

[issue11831] "pydoc -w" causes "no Python documentation found" error when the path is not current directory

2020-10-22 Thread Éric Araujo
Éric Araujo added the comment: pydoc help: pydoc -w ... Write out the HTML documentation for a module to a file in the current directory. […] So there is no support for not using the current directory, probably on purpose in order to use the current-dir-in-sys.path trick, so I’m

[issue13316] build_py_2to3 does not convert when there was an error in the last run

2020-10-22 Thread Éric Araujo
Éric Araujo added the comment: Closing this. It was not fixed when it would have been useful, and people mostly use other tools that distutils for packaging and 2to3 for transition. -- resolution: -> wont fix stage: test needed -> resolved status: open -&g

[issue5474] distutils produces invalid RPM packages of prerelease python packages

2020-10-22 Thread Éric Araujo
Éric Araujo added the comment: Given the age of this, the status of distutils and the existence of py2rpm, I am closing it. -- resolution: -> wont fix stage: -> resolved status: open -> closed ___ Python tracker <https://bug

[issue41626] port shebang of tools from python2 to python3

2020-10-21 Thread Éric Araujo
Éric Araujo added the comment: This is a minor thing, and not a particularly visible bug, but it could create confusion about how to run scripts so could be fixed. 1) For stdlib modules, I think the intended usage is `python3 -m encodings.rot_13`; I don’t expect anyone to run `python3 /usr

[issue39416] Document default numeric string formats

2020-10-21 Thread Éric Araujo
Éric Araujo added the comment: Thanks for the patch! -- nosy: +eric.araujo resolution: -> fixed stage: patch review -> resolved status: open -> closed versions: +Python 3.10, Python 3.8, Python 3.9 ___ Python tracker <https://bug

[issue42037] Documentation confusion in CookieJar functions

2020-10-20 Thread Éric Araujo
Éric Araujo added the comment: Ah, I see it now: get_host and get_type are in both lists! Would you like to contribute a fix for the docs? If yes, help is here: https://devguide.python.org/docquality/ -- ___ Python tracker <https://bugs.python.

[issue27226] distutils: unable to compile both .opt-1.pyc and .opt2.pyc simultaneously

2020-10-19 Thread Éric Araujo
Éric Araujo added the comment: FWIW the behaviour in distutils was intended to be controlled by the setup.p options, but in fact also depended on the options of the python command itself (-O and dont-write-bytecode option/envvar). This was changed in distutils2 but judged too big to fix

[issue30343] Subclassed json.JSONEncoder does not respect default method for supported types

2020-10-19 Thread Éric Araujo
Éric Araujo added the comment: See also https://bugs.python.org/issue34858 This needs a discussion on python-ideas or -dev. -- nosy: +eric.araujo ___ Python tracker <https://bugs.python.org/issue30

[issue34858] MappingProxy objects should JSON serialize just like a dictionary

2020-10-19 Thread Éric Araujo
Éric Araujo added the comment: See also #30343 -- nosy: +eric.araujo ___ Python tracker <https://bugs.python.org/issue34858> ___ ___ Python-bugs-list mailin

[issue6164] [AIX] Patch to correct the AIX C/C++ linker argument used for 'runtime_library_dirs'

2020-10-19 Thread Éric Araujo
Change by Éric Araujo : -- resolution: -> out of date stage: patch review -> resolved status: open -> closed ___ Python tracker <https://bugs.python.o

[issue38145] Fix short option 'd' in 'distutils' command 'bdist_dumb'

2020-10-19 Thread Éric Araujo
Éric Araujo added the comment: Thanks for the report and patch, but considering that distutils is mostly frozen and on its way out of the stdlib, also that bdist_dump is not a format that’s really suitable for anything (people use sdists and wheels), I am inclined to close this. Setuptools

[issue42037] Documentation confusion in CookieJar functions

2020-10-19 Thread Éric Araujo
Éric Araujo added the comment: Hello! I don’t see the problem that you are mentioning: the request methods removed from Request objects are not in the list of methods required by the CookieJar methods. -- nosy: +eric.araujo ___ Python tracker

[issue41381] Google chat handler in Logging module

2020-07-24 Thread Éric Araujo
Éric Araujo added the comment: The difference is that SMTP is a universal, documented, vendor-independent Internet standard. Google chat products are specific to one company, pose a maintenance issue (stable Python branches could not accept big changes if the API changes), and risk becoming

[issue40773] DOC: Fix rendering for 'retval' on the pdb page

2020-06-24 Thread Éric Araujo
Éric Araujo added the comment: Thanks for the patch! -- nosy: +eric.araujo resolution: -> fixed stage: patch review -> resolved status: open -> closed versions: -Python 3.7 ___ Python tracker <https://bugs.python.or

[issue39498] Signpost security considerations in library

2020-06-24 Thread Éric Araujo
Éric Araujo added the comment: I think that we could make this easier with a custom directive that’s rendered into the appropriate markup during build and auto-generates the index page with links to all links. No error-prone manual update needed! -- nosy: +eric.araujo

[issue34003] csv.DictReader can return basic dict instead of OrderedDict

2020-06-05 Thread Éric Araujo
Change by Éric Araujo : -- nosy: +eric.araujo nosy_count: 3.0 -> 4.0 pull_requests: +19876 pull_request: https://github.com/python/cpython/pull/20657 ___ Python tracker <https://bugs.python.org/issu

[issue37028] Implement asyncio repl

2020-05-27 Thread Éric Araujo
Éric Araujo added the comment: Compared to the vanilla REPL, this doesn’t include readline setup for tab completion and history file. Was it on purpose? -- nosy: +eric.araujo ___ Python tracker <https://bugs.python.org/issue37

[issue33388] Support PEP 566 metadata in distutils

2020-05-23 Thread Éric Araujo
Éric Araujo added the comment: Closing as per previous messages. -- resolution: -> wont fix stage: patch review -> resolved status: open -> closed title: Support PEP 566 metadata in dist.py -> Support PEP 566 metadata in distutils __

[issue40456] Complete adding silent mode for py_compile

2020-04-30 Thread Éric Araujo
Change by Éric Araujo : -- stage: -> patch review title: py_compile.main(): undefined name 'quiet' -> Complete adding silent mode for py_compile type: -> behavior ___ Python tracker <https://bugs.python.or

[issue40367] ImportError: libffi.so.6

2020-04-24 Thread Éric Araujo
Éric Araujo added the comment: How did you get the Python installed in /opt/python/3.8.1? Maybe it was compiled against libffi 6, then you updated the system to libffi 7, so that Python would need a rebuild. -- nosy: +eric.araujo ___ Python

[issue40348] Programming FAQ about "What is delegation?": Fix typos

2020-04-24 Thread Éric Araujo
Éric Araujo added the comment: Thanks! Would you like to make the changes yourself? -- nosy: +eric.araujo ___ Python tracker <https://bugs.python.org/issue40

[issue40361] Darwin systems using win settings for webbrowser.py

2020-04-22 Thread Éric Araujo
Éric Araujo added the comment: xdg-settings is a program used on linux systems, not windows. Also it is an executable file, not a directory, so something weird is going on. Could you diagnose more? The proposed PR does not seem to make sense: platform can’t be both darwin and win32/nt

[issue40361] Darwin systems using win settings for webbrowser.py

2020-04-22 Thread Éric Araujo
New submission from Éric Araujo : Hello! You didn’t give any information about the problem you found :) -- components: +Library (Lib) -Distutils nosy: -dstufft type: -> behavior ___ Python tracker <https://bugs.python.org/issu

[issue10572] Move test sub-packages to Lib/test

2020-03-16 Thread Éric Araujo
Éric Araujo added the comment: Yes, I recommend against this change. Sorry for the time already spent :( (I only named Mercurial because python-dev used it before, so I was comparing the behaviour of the two tools) -- ___ Python tracker <ht

[issue10572] Move test sub-packages to Lib/test

2020-03-15 Thread Éric Araujo
Éric Araujo added the comment: I would advise against this for two reasons: - git does not track renames, contrart to Mercurial, so every log/diff command needs to analyse files to determine if something was moved rather than deleted + created; the matching can change depending on a command

[issue39633] venv does not include python. symlink by default

2020-02-14 Thread Éric Araujo
Change by Éric Araujo : -- nosy: +eric.araujo, vinay.sajip ___ Python tracker <https://bugs.python.org/issue39633> ___ ___ Python-bugs-list mailing list Unsub

[issue1812] doctest _load_testfile function -- newline handling seems incorrect

2020-02-12 Thread Éric Araujo
Éric Araujo added the comment: Ah, I got it wrong, get_data itself uses `rb`, not default `r`. It makes sense given that package data could be any kind of file, not necessarily text. Too bad there isn’t a `get_text(encoding)` method in the loader API! With Python 3’s rich IO system, isn’t

[issue1812] doctest _load_testfile function -- newline handling seems incorrect

2020-02-12 Thread Éric Araujo
Éric Araujo added the comment: Allow me to ask a maybe very naive question: Wouldn't it be possible to fix the problem at the source, that is, use `open(filename, "rU")` in the two spots you found rather than doing ad-hoc line ending translation? (I get that the second on

[issue12915] Add inspect.locate and inspect.resolve

2020-01-24 Thread Éric Araujo
Éric Araujo added the comment: With the lack of support, I suggest closing this. -- ___ Python tracker <https://bugs.python.org/issue12915> ___ ___ Python-bug

[issue39405] Using relative path as a --prefix during configure.

2020-01-24 Thread Éric Araujo
Éric Araujo added the comment: Hello! I suggest you bring your question to the forum, which is a better place to have discussions than the issue tracker :) https://discuss.python.org/c/users/7 -- nosy: +eric.araujo status: open -> pend

[issue39260] distutils.spawn: find_executable() Fails To Find Many Executables on Windows

2020-01-08 Thread Éric Araujo
Éric Araujo added the comment: The problem is that distutils.spawn.find_executable is an internal API, never meant for general usage. Only minimal change happens to distutils these days, partly because the codebase is full of dark corners and weird interactions (so a fix can easily break

[issue38914] Clarify wording for warning message when checking a package

2019-11-26 Thread Éric Araujo
Change by Éric Araujo : -- type: enhancement -> behavior versions: +Python 3.8, Python 3.9 ___ Python tracker <https://bugs.python.org/issue38914> ___ ___ Py

[issue38914] Clarify wording for warning message when checking a package

2019-11-26 Thread Éric Araujo
Éric Araujo added the comment: For your project, if you define maintainer and maintainer-email (with your own info), it’s too bad that adding author results in a warning for missing author-email! The goal of these checks as I understand them is a best effort to encourage projects to contain

[issue22640] Add silent mode for py_compile

2019-11-16 Thread Éric Araujo
Éric Araujo added the comment: Internal functions got the parameter added, but not the command-line interface. Should this be reopened, or a different ticket? (I think only remove the NameError in 3.8, but complete the feature in 3.9) -- nosy: +eric.araujo

[issue33071] Document that PyPI no longer requires 'register'

2019-05-27 Thread Éric Araujo
Éric Araujo added the comment: I’m concerned that not only references to register command were deleted, but also useful general intro to PyPI. -- ___ Python tracker <https://bugs.python.org/issue33

[issue24653] Mock.assert_has_calls([]) is surprising for users

2019-05-21 Thread Éric Araujo
Éric Araujo added the comment: > And when people understand this API checks inclusion, calling with empty list doesn't make sense at all. I can see a thought process being «all my other tests use thing.assert_has_calls([call0, call1]), here let’s check there are no calls with thi

[issue33071] Document that PyPI no longer requires 'register'

2019-05-21 Thread Éric Araujo
Éric Araujo added the comment: My preference would be to have 2.7 doc accurate. Let’s wait a little bit to see if someone picks this up? -- ___ Python tracker <https://bugs.python.org/issue33

[issue36675] Doctest directives and comments missing from code samples

2019-05-16 Thread Éric Araujo
Éric Araujo added the comment: OP is about the documentation page for doctest itself! -- ___ Python tracker <https://bugs.python.org/issue36675> ___ ___ Pytho

[issue32223] distutils doesn't correctly read UTF-8 content from config files

2019-05-06 Thread Éric Araujo
Éric Araujo added the comment: No, setup.py and setup.cfg are invented by distutils and extended by setuptools. -- ___ Python tracker <https://bugs.python.org/issue32

[issue33882] doc Mention breakpoint() in debugger-related FAQ

2019-05-03 Thread Éric Araujo
Éric Araujo added the comment: New changeset cf48e55f7f7718482fa712552f0cbc0aea1c826f by Éric Araujo (Andre Delfino) in branch 'master': bpo-33882: mention breakpoint() in debugger-related FAQ (GH-7759) https://github.com/python/cpython/commit/cf48e55f7f7718482fa712552f0cbc0aea1c826f

[issue7951] Should str.format allow negative indexes when used for __getitem__ access?

2019-04-25 Thread Éric Araujo
Éric Araujo added the comment: A side question: where is it defined that in `{thing[0]}`, 0 will be parsed as an integer? The PEP shows `{thing[name]}` and mentions that this is not Python but a smaller mini-language, with `name` always a string, no quotes needed or permitted

[issue33832] doc Add "magic method" entry to Glossary

2019-03-26 Thread Éric Araujo
Éric Araujo added the comment: Thanks for the patch! -- resolution: -> fixed stage: patch review -> resolved status: open -> closed ___ Python tracker <https://bugs.python.or

[issue33832] doc Add "magic method" entry to Glossary

2019-03-26 Thread Éric Araujo
Éric Araujo added the comment: New changeset f760610bddd7e8f8ac0914d5d59ef806bc16a73b by Éric Araujo (Andre Delfino) in branch 'master': bpo-33832: Add "magic method" glossary entry (GH-7630) https://github.com/python/cpython/commit/f760610bddd7e8f8ac0914d5d59ef806bc16a73b -

[issue32223] distutils doesn't correctly read UTF-8 content from config files

2019-03-18 Thread Éric Araujo
Éric Araujo added the comment: Repeat: `metadata` in setup.cfg is not supported directly by distutils. Can you provide a setup.py script that shows the problem without setuptools? -- ___ Python tracker <https://bugs.python.org/issue32

[issue36296] distutils.version.StrictVersion objects cannot be compared with distutils.version.LooseVersionobjects

2019-03-15 Thread Éric Araujo
Éric Araujo added the comment: OK! -- resolution: -> wont fix stage: -> resolved status: open -> closed type: -> behavior ___ Python tracker <https://bugs.python

[issue36296] distutils.version.StrictVersion objects cannot be compared with distutils.version.LooseVersionobjects

2019-03-14 Thread Éric Araujo
Éric Araujo added the comment: Hello! Are you seeing this problem when building or installing some package, or are you using the classes directly? If it’s the latter, I would recommand you to use https://pypi.org/project/packaging/ rather than distutils, which is not meant to be used

[issue10948] Trouble with dir_util created dir cache

2019-03-13 Thread Éric Araujo
Éric Araujo added the comment: Agreed, a doc PR to warn against using any of the distutils *util modules would be useful. -- assignee: eric.araujo -> components: +Documentation -Distutils resolution: works for me -> stage: resolved -> needs patch status: closed -> pend

[issue25592] distutils docs: data_files always uses sys.prefix

2019-01-30 Thread Éric Araujo
Éric Araujo added the comment: Thanks for the analysis and PR! Sorry that the slow process here was frustrating. -- ___ Python tracker <https://bugs.python.org/issue25

[issue35830] building multiple (binary) packages from a single project

2019-01-25 Thread Éric Araujo
Éric Araujo added the comment: The way to achieve this is to make sure your two components live in two separate directories, each with its setup.py. This is the simple way that works with distutils/setuptools and pip install-from-vcs (you can install from a subdir of a repo

[issue35718] Cannot initialize the "force" command-option

2019-01-11 Thread Éric Araujo
Éric Araujo added the comment: Could you tell how you found the problem, i.e. what are you trying to do? -- ___ Python tracker <https://bugs.python.org/issue35

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