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Author dgw
Recipients ALSchwalm, dgw, miss-islington, paul.j3, rhettinger
Date 2021-11-09.20:50:17
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Can confirm that this patch DOES cause backward compatibility issues, as paul.j3's gut feeling said it could. One of my projects, testing against 3.6-3.9, now fails its test suite on Python 3.9.8, which includes this change. Arguments passed to a subparser are indeed ignored in lieu of default values. We are tracking the problem in our own issue,

I, for one, am not amused that 7-year-old behavior was "clobbered" (as previously described in this thread) in a patch release.
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