+++ This bug was initially created as a clone of Bug #859169 +++
Basically SIGPIPE is an often relied upon signal,
which should be reset to the default behavior before starting sub processes.
More details at http://www.chiark.greenend.org.uk/ucgi/~cjwatson/blosxom/2009-07-02-python-sigpipe.html
The linked upstream issue has a patch that could be used,
and links the similar fix that has been applied to python 3.2
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Upstream hasn't agreed on a specific solution and the proposed fix introduces regressions. Instead the python-subproces32 module can be used for software that needs the reset functionality. Closing this as won't fix.