[IPython-dev] tests hanging on parallel

Fernando Perez fperez.net at gmail.com
Fri Apr 8 01:04:41 EDT 2011

On Thu, Apr 7, 2011 at 9:59 PM, MinRK <benjaminrk at gmail.com> wrote:
> I just pushed some better checking for controller/engines failing to start
> in the tests, so it should raise an error, instead of hanging.

Great, thanks.

> It's always harder to get tests to behave nicely when something's wrong than
> when everything works.

Indeed, especially because all the possible failure modes can't really
be predicted in advance, so it's not always obvious how to protect
against them.



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