[New-bugs-announce] [issue4045] test_mboxmmdf_to_maildir fails on non-englisch locale

Martina Oefelein report at bugs.python.org
Sun Oct 5 14:33:38 CEST 2008

New submission from Martina Oefelein <Martina at oefelein.de>:

test_mboxmmdf_to_maildir (in test_mailbox.py) fails if the environment 
variable LANG is set to a non-english locale.

Python 3.0rc1 on MacOSX 10.5.5

Majestix:Python-3.0rc1 martina$ LANG=en_US.UTF-8 ./python.exe -E -bb 
./Lib/test/regrtest.py -l test_mailbox
1 test OK.
Majestix:Python-3.0rc1 martina$ LANG=de_DE.UTF-8 ./python.exe -E -bb 
./Lib/test/regrtest.py -l test_mailbox
test test_mailbox failed -- Traceback (most recent call last):
  File "/Users/martina/Downloads/Python-
3.0rc1/Lib/test/test_mailbox.py", line 1389, in test_mboxmmdf_to_maildir
    self.assert_(msg.get_date() == 0.0, msg.get_date())
AssertionError: 1223209655.11

components: Tests
messages: 74340
nosy: oefe
severity: normal
status: open
title: test_mboxmmdf_to_maildir fails on non-englisch locale
versions: Python 3.0

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