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  1. My contributions to CPython during 2017 Q3: Part 2 (dangling threads)

    My contributions to CPython during 2017 Q3 (july, august, september), Part 2: "Dangling threads".

    Previous report: My contributions to CPython during 2017 Q3: Part 1. Next report: My contributions to CPython during 2017 Q3: Part 3 (funny bugs).

    Summary:

    • Bugfixes: Reference cycles
    • socketserver leaking threads and processes
      • test_logging random bug …
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  2. A New C API for CPython

    I am currently at a CPython sprint 2017 at Facebook. We are discussing my idea of writing a new C API for CPython hiding implementation details and replacing macros with function calls.

    CPython sprint at Facebook, september 2017

    This article tries to explain why the CPython C API needs to evolve.

    C API prevents further optimizations …

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  3. Work on Python buildbots, 2017 Q2

    I spent the last 6 months on working on buildbots: reduce the failure rate, send email notitication on failure, fix random bugs, detect more bugs using warnings, backport fixes to older branches, etc. I decided to fix all buildbots issues: fix all warnings and all unstable tests!

    The good news …

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  4. New Python test.bisect tool

    This article tells the story of the new CPython test.bisect tool to identify failing tests in the CPython test suite.

    Modify manually a test file

    I am fixing reference leaks since many years. When the test file contains more than 200 tests and is longer than 5,000 lines …

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