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Branch: CURRENT, Version: 3.7.9nb1, Package name: python37-3.7.9nb1, Maintainer: pkgsrc-users

Python is an interpreted, interactive, object-oriented
programming language that combines remarkable power with
very clear syntax. For an introduction to programming in
Python you are referred to the Python Tutorial. The
Python Library Reference documents built-in and standard
types, constants, functions and modules. Finally, the
Python Reference Manual describes the syntax and semantics
of the core language in (perhaps too) much detail.

Python's basic power can be extended with your own modules
written in C or C++. On most systems such modules may be
dynamically loaded. Python is also adaptable as an exten-
sion language for existing applications. See the internal
documentation for hints.

This package provides Python version 3.7.x.

Required to run:
[security/openssl] [devel/libffi] [devel/libuuid]

Required to build:
[devel/readline] [pkgtools/cwrappers]

Package options: x11

Master sites:

SHA1: e1de02779a89a94000c0ed340ec126de25825f2f
RMD160: 6ff3676f84b1a103b0e3161dcc7257936c914daf
Filesize: 16982.066 KB

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   2020-09-01 11:26:55 by Amitai Schleier | Files touched by this commit (9) | Package updated
Log message:
Avoid MemoryError from "import ctypes" on OpenBSD (PR pkg/55134) for all
applicable Pythons. Bump PKGREVISION.
   2020-08-19 09:08:34 by Adam Ciarcinski | Files touched by this commit (8) | Package updated
Log message:
python37 py37-html-docs: updated to 3.7.9

Python 3.7.9 final

bpo-41304: Fixes python3x._pth being ignored on Windows, caused by the fix for \ 
bpo-29778 (CVE-2020-15801).
bpo-29778: Ensure python3.dll is loaded from correct locations when Python is \ 
embedded (CVE-2020-15523).
bpo-41004: CVE-2020-14422: The __hash__() methods of ipaddress.IPv4Interface and \ 
ipaddress.IPv6Interface incorrectly generated constant hash values of 32 and 128 \ 
respectively. This resulted in always causing hash collisions. The fix uses \ 
hash() to generate hash values for the tuple of (address, mask length, network \ 
bpo-39603: Prevent http header injection by rejecting control characters in \ 
Core and Builtins
bpo-33786: Fix asynchronous generators to handle GeneratorExit in athrow() correctly

bpo-41288: Unpickling invalid NEWOBJ_EX opcode with the C implementation raises \ 
now UnpicklingError instead of crashing.
bpo-39017: Avoid infinite loop when reading specially crafted TAR files using \ 
the tarfile module (CVE-2019-20907).
bpo-41235: Fix the error handling in ssl.SSLContext.load_dh_params().

bpo-41100: Additional fixes for testing on macOS 11 Big Sur Intel. Note: macOS \ 
11 is not yet released, this release of Python is not fully supported on 11.0, \ 
and not all tests pass.
   2020-08-15 14:35:58 by Amitai Schleier | Files touched by this commit (8)
Log message:
Note that the need for this patch appears self-induced.
   2020-08-14 21:28:44 by Amitai Schleier | Files touched by this commit (12)
Log message:
On systems where both of the conditions

1. LD_LIBRARY_PATH does _not_ take precedence over DT_RPATH
   (e.g. Linux)
2. A previous libpython with the same major.minor is already installed
   (e.g. a previous version of this package)

hold, the built python will be linked with the installed libpython,
causing it to report an old teeny version in sys.version_info while
staging the install. Then "make package" fails with PLIST mismatches for

pkgsrc knows which version we're building. Pass that down instead.

For platforms that weren't having this problem, no functional change
intended. For platforms that were, this simply restores "make package",
so no PKGREVISION bump.
   2020-08-03 13:11:33 by Thomas Klausner | Files touched by this commit (4) | Package updated
Log message:
python37: fix CVE-2020-14422 using upstream patch

   2020-06-30 07:56:02 by Adam Ciarcinski | Files touched by this commit (6) | Package updated
Log message:
python37: updated to 3.7.8

Python 3.7.8 final


bpo-41009: Fix use of support.require_{linux|mac|freebsd}_version() decorators \ 
as class decorator.

bpo-41100: Fix configure error when building on macOS 11. Note that 3.7.8 was \ 
released shortly after the first developer preview of macOS 11 (Big Sur); there \ 
are other known issues with building and running on the developer preview. Big \ 
Sur is expected to be fully supported in a future bugfix release of Python 3.8.x \ 
and with 3.9.0.

Python 3.7.8 release candidate 1

bpo-39073: Disallow CR or LF in email.headerregistry.Address arguments to guard \ 
against header injection attacks.
bpo-38576: Disallow control characters in hostnames in http.client, addressing \ 
CVE-2019-18348. Such potentially malicious header injection URLs now cause a \ 
InvalidURL to be raised.
bpo-39503: CVE-2020-8492: The AbstractBasicAuthHandler class of the \ 
urllib.request module uses an inefficient regular expression which can be \ 
exploited by an attacker to cause a denial of service. Fix the regex to prevent \ 
the catastrophic backtracking. Vulnerability reported by Ben Caller and Matt \ 

Core and Builtins
bpo-40663: Correctly generate annotations where parentheses are omitted but \ 
required (e.g: Type[(str, int, *other))].
bpo-40417: Fix imp module deprecation warning when PyImport_ReloadModule is \ 
called. Patch by Robert Rouhani.
bpo-20526: Fix PyThreadState_Clear(). PyThreadState.frame is a borrowed \ 
reference, not a strong reference: PyThreadState_Clear() must not call \ 
bpo-38894: Fix a bug that was causing incomplete results when calling \ 
pathlib.Path.glob in the presence of symlinks that point to files where the user \ 
does not have read access. Patch by Pablo Galindo and Matt Wozniski.
bpo-39871: Fix a possible SystemError in math.{atan2,copysign,remainder}() when \ 
the first argument cannot be converted to a float. Patch by Zachary Spytz.
bpo-39520: Fix unparsing of ext slices with no items (foo[:,]). Patch by Batuhan \ 
bpo-24048: Save the live exception during import.c’s remove_module().
bpo-22490: Don’t leak environment variable __PYVENV_LAUNCHER__ into the \ 
interpreter session on macOS.

bpo-40448: ensurepip now disables the use of pip cache when installing the \ 
bundled versions of pip and setuptools. Patch by Krzysztof Konopko.
bpo-40807: Stop codeop._maybe_compile, used by code.InteractiveInterpreter (and \ 
IDLE). from from emitting each warning three times.
bpo-38488: Update ensurepip to install pip 20.1.1 and setuptools 47.1.0.
bpo-40767: webbrowser now properly finds the default browser in pure Wayland \ 
systems by checking the WAYLAND_DISPLAY environment variable. Patch contributed \ 
by Jérémy Attali.
bpo-30008: Fix ssl code to be compatible with OpenSSL 1.1.x builds that use \ 
no-deprecated and --api=1.1.0.
bpo-25872: linecache could crash with a KeyError when accessed from multiple \ 
threads. Fix by Michael Graczyk.
bpo-40515: The ssl and hashlib modules now actively check that OpenSSL is build \ 
with thread support. Python 3.7.0 made thread support mandatory and no longer \ 
works safely with a no-thread builds.
bpo-13097: ctypes now raises an ArgumentError when a callback is invoked with \ 
more than 1024 arguments.
bpo-40559: Fix possible memory leak in the C implementation of asyncio.Task.
bpo-40457: The ssl module now support OpenSSL builds without TLS 1.0 and 1.1 methods.
bpo-40459: platform.win32_ver() now produces correct ptype strings instead of \ 
empty strings.
bpo-40138: Fix the Windows implementation of os.waitpid() for exit code larger \ 
than INT_MAX >> 8. The exit status is now interpreted as an unsigned \ 
bpo-39942: Set “__main__” as the default module name when “__name__” is \ 
missing in typing.TypeVar. Patch by Weipeng Hong.
bpo-40287: Fixed SpooledTemporaryFile.seek() to return the position.
bpo-40196: Fix a bug in the symtable module that was causing incorrectly report \ 
global variables as local. Patch by Pablo Galindo.
bpo-40126: Fixed reverting multiple patches in unittest.mock. Patcher’s \ 
__exit__() is now never called if its __enter__() is failed. Returning true from \ 
__exit__() silences now the exception.
bpo-40089: Fix threading._after_fork(): if fork was not called by a thread \ 
spawned by threading.Thread, threading._after_fork() now creates a _MainThread \ 
instance for _main_thread, instead of a _DummyThread instance.
bpo-39503: AbstractBasicAuthHandler of urllib.request now parses all \ 
WWW-Authenticate HTTP headers and accepts multiple challenges per header: use \ 
the realm of the first Basic challenge.
bpo-40014: Fix os.getgrouplist(): if getgrouplist() function fails because the \ 
group list is too small, retry with a larger group list. On failure, the glibc \ 
implementation of getgrouplist() sets ngroups to the total number of groups. For \ 
other implementations, double the group list size.
bpo-40025: Raise TypeError when _generate_next_value_ is defined after members. \ 
Patch by Ethan Onstott.
bpo-40016: In re docstring, clarify the relationship between inline and argument \ 
compile flags.
bpo-39652: The column name found in sqlite3.Cursor.description is now truncated \ 
on the first ‘[‘ only if the PARSE_COLNAMES option is set.
bpo-38662: The ensurepip module now invokes pip via the runpy module. Hence it \ 
is no longer tightly coupled with the internal API of the bundled pip version, \ 
allowing easier updates to a newer pip version both internally and for \ 
bpo-39916: More reliable use of os.scandir() in Path.glob(). It no longer emits \ 
a ResourceWarning when interrupted.
bpo-39850: multiprocessing now supports abstract socket addresses (if abstract \ 
sockets are supported in the running platform). Patch by Pablo Galindo.
bpo-39828: Fix json.tool to catch BrokenPipeError. Patch by Dong-hee Na.
bpo-39040: Fix parsing of invalid mime headers parameters by collapsing \ 
whitespace between encoded words in a bare-quote-string.
bpo-35714: struct.error is now raised if there is a null character in a struct \ 
format string.
bpo-36541: lib2to3 now recognizes named assignment expressions (the walrus \ 
operator, :=)
bpo-29620: assertWarns() no longer raises a RuntimeException when accessing a \ 
module’s __warningregistry__ causes importation of a new module, or when a new \ 
module is imported in another thread. Patch by Kernc.
bpo-34226: Fix cgi.parse_multipart without content_length. Patch by Roger Duran
bpo-31758: Prevent crashes when using an uninitialized _elementtree.XMLParser \ 
object. Patch by Oren Milman.

bpo-40561: Provide docstrings for webbrowser open functions.
bpo-27635: The pickle documentation incorrectly claimed that __new__ isn’t \ 
called by default when unpickling.
bpo-39879: Updated Data model docs to include dict() insertion order \ 
preservation. Patch by Furkan Onder and Samy Lahfa.
bpo-39677: Changed operand name of MAKE_FUNCTION from argc to flags for module dis
bpo-39435: Fix an incorrect signature for pickle.loads() in the docs
bpo-38387: Document PyDoc_STRVAR macro in the C-API reference.

bpo-40964: Disable remote imaplib tests, host cyrus.andrew.cmu.edu is blocking \ 
incoming connections.
bpo-40055: distutils.tests now saves/restores warnings filters to leave them \ 
unchanged. Importing tests imports docutils which imports pkg_resources which \ 
adds a warnings filter.
bpo-40436: test_gdb and test.pythoninfo now check gdb command exit code.
bpo-39932: Fix multiprocessing test_heap(): a new Heap object is now created for \ 
each test run.
bpo-40162: Update Travis CI configuration to OpenSSL 1.1.1f.
bpo-40146: Update OpenSSL to 1.1.1f in Azure Pipelines.
bpo-40019: test_gdb now skips tests if it detects that gdb failed to read debug \ 
information because the Python binary is optimized.
bpo-27807: test_site.test_startup_imports() is now skipped if a path of sys.path \ 
contains a .pth file.
bpo-39793: Use the same domain when testing make_msgid. Patch by Batuhan Taskaya.
bpo-1812: Fix newline handling in doctest.testfile when loading from a package \ 
whose loader has a get_data method. Patch by Peter Donis.
bpo-37957: test.regrtest now can receive a list of test patterns to ignore \ 
(using the -i/–ignore argument) or a file with a list of patterns to ignore \ 
(using the –ignore-file argument). Patch by Pablo Galindo.
bpo-38502: test.regrtest now uses process groups in the multiprocessing mode \ 
(-jN command line option) if process groups are available: if os.setsid() and \ 
os.killpg() functions are available.
bpo-37421: multiprocessing tests now stop the ForkServer instance if it’s \ 
running: close the “alive” file descriptor to ask the server to stop and \ 
then remove its UNIX address.
bpo-37421: multiprocessing tests now explicitly call _run_finalizers() to \ 
immediately remove temporary directories created by tests.

bpo-40653: Move _dirnameW out of HAVE_SYMLINK to fix a potential compiling issue.
bpo-38360: Support single-argument form of macOS -isysroot flag.
bpo-40204: Pin Sphinx version to 2.3.1 in Doc/Makefile.
bpo-40158: Fix CPython MSBuild Properties in NuGet Package \ 

bpo-40164: Updates Windows OpenSSL to 1.1.1g
bpo-39631: Changes the registered MIME type for .py files on Windows to \ 
text/x-python instead of text/plain.
bpo-40650: Include winsock2.h in pytime.c for timeval.
bpo-39930: Ensures the required vcruntime140.dll is included in install packages.
bpo-39847: Avoid hang when computer is hibernated whilst waiting for a mutex \ 
(for lock-related objects from threading) around 49-day uptime.
bpo-38492: Remove pythonw.exe dependency on the Microsoft C++ runtime.

bpo-39580: Avoid opening Finder window if running installer from the command line.
bpo-40400: Update the macOS installer build scripts to build with Python 3.x and \ 
to build correctly on newer macOS systems with SIP.
bpo-40741: Update macOS installer to use SQLite 3.32.2.
bpo-38329: python.org macOS installers now update the Current version symlink of \ 
/Library/Frameworks/Python.framework/Versions for 3.9 installs. Previously, \ 
Current was only updated for Python 2.x installs. This should make it easier to \ 
embed Python 3 into other macOS applications.
bpo-40164: Update macOS installer builds to use OpenSSL 1.1.1g.

bpo-39885: Make context menu Cut and Copy work again when right-clicking within \ 
a selection.
bpo-40723: Make test_idle pass when run after import.
bpo-27115: For ‘Go to Line’, use a Query box subclass with IDLE standard \ 
behavior and improved error checking.
bpo-39885: Since clicking to get an IDLE context menu moves the cursor, any text \ 
selection should be and now is cleared.
bpo-39852: Edit “Go to line” now clears any selection, preventing accidental \ 
deletion. It also updates Ln and Col on the status bar.
bpo-38439: Add a 256×256 pixel IDLE icon to support more modern environments. \ 
Created by Andrew Clover. Delete the unused macOS idle.icns icon file.
bpo-38689: IDLE will no longer freeze when inspect.signature fails when fetching \ 
a calltip.

bpo-40479: Update multissltest helper to test with latest OpenSSL 1.0.2, 1.1.0, \ 
1.1.1, and 3.0.0-alpha.
bpo-40179: Fixed translation of #elif in Argument Clinic.
bpo-40163: Fix multissltest tool. OpenSSL has changed download URL for old \ 
releases. The multissltest tool now tries to download from current and old \ 
download URLs.
bpo-36184: Port python-gdb.py to FreeBSD. python-gdb.py now checks for \ 
“take_gil” function name to check if a frame tries to acquire the GIL, \ 
instead of checking for “pthread_cond_timedwait” which is specific to Linux \ 
and can be a different condition than the GIL.
bpo-39889: Fixed unparse.py for extended slices containing a single element \ 
(e.g. a[i:j,]). Remove redundant tuples when index with a tuple (e.g. a[i, j]).
bpo-39884: _PyMethodDef_RawFastCallDict() and _PyMethodDef_RawFastCallKeywords() \ 
now include the method name in the SystemError “bad call flags” error \ 
message to ease debug.
bpo-38643: PyNumber_ToBase() now raises a SystemError instead of crashing when \ 
called with invalid base.
   2020-05-21 19:25:13 by Leonardo Taccari | Files touched by this commit (4)
Log message:
python*: findlib subst class can be a noop

It is licit to be a noop for findlib subst class when PREFIX is

Thanks to <jklos>! (via PR pkg/54758)
   2020-05-14 23:43:12 by Tobias Nygren | Files touched by this commit (4)
Log message:
document non-obvious readline build dependency