[New-bugs-announce] [issue1412] test_subprocess fails on SuSE 10

Denes Vadasz report at bugs.python.org
Fri Nov 9 14:30:50 CET 2007


New submission from Denes Vadasz:

I compiled Python 2.5.1 on SuSE 10 and ran "make test", which reported 
test_subprocess.py to fail on lines 537 and 579 with "permission 
denied".

After a short investigation it looks the problem is that in SuSE 10 the 
shell (bash) rejects to execute scripts residing in the /tmp directory 
even if the file permissions would allow that.

An easy way of fixing this could be to place the shell script 
statically in the same directory as test_subprocess.py instead of 
creating it on-the-fly in /tmp.

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components: Tests
messages: 57301
nosy: dvadasz
severity: normal
status: open
title: test_subprocess fails on SuSE 10
versions: Python 2.5

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