[Victor the Cleaner]
Jeremy asked me to send this report (which I originally sent just to him) along to the rest of python-dev, so here ya go:
Bugs reports should go to SourceForge, else as often as not they'll got lost.
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Configured (--without-gcc), made and ran just fine on my IRIX6.5 O2. The "make test" output indicated a lot of skipped modules since I didn't do any Setup.in modifications before making everything, and the only error came from test_unicodedata:
test test_unicodedata failed -- Writing: 'e052289ecef97fc89c794cf663cb74a64631d34e', expected: 'b88684df19fca8c3d0ab31f040dd8de89f7836fe'
The problem appears to be that the test uses the secret "unicode-internal" encoding, which is dependent upon the big/little-endianess of your platform. I can reproduce your flawed hash exactly on my platform by replacing this line:
in test_unicodedata.py's test_methods() with this block:
import array xxx = array.array("H", map(ord, u''.join(data))) xxx.byteswap() h.update(xxx)
When you do this from a shell:
I bet you get