[issue12363] test_signal.test_without_siginterrupt() sporadic failures on FreeBSD 6.4
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Wed Jun 22 22:20:43 CEST 2011
STINNER Victor <victor.stinner at haypocalc.com> added the comment:
> Apart from removing those tests, I don't see what we can do here.
The previous version of the test rarely failed (only sometimes on the FreeBSD 6.4 buildbox). We may revert my commits to restore the previous test if the new tests fail more often.
> the real problem is that the 3s timeout to communicate is not
> enough, because spawning a new interpreter can take a long time
Right, I added a basic synchronization code to wait until the beginning of the test. Let see if it is better or worse ;-)
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