[New-bugs-announce] [issue10540] test_shutil fails on Windows after r86733

Brian Curtin report at bugs.python.org
Fri Nov 26 17:00:35 CET 2010

New submission from Brian Curtin <curtin at acm.org>:

My build slave shows a test failure at test_dont_copy_file_onto_link_to_itself. This happens because the implementation of _samefile in Lib/shutil.py (line 70) doesn't work for Windows hard links.

Patch on the way.

assignee: brian.curtin
components: Library (Lib), Windows
messages: 122462
nosy: brian.curtin
priority: normal
severity: normal
stage: needs patch
status: open
title: test_shutil fails on Windows after r86733
type: behavior
versions: Python 3.2

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