[New-bugs-announce] [issue18238] test_signal.py wait_helper hangs on AIX

David Edelsohn report at bugs.python.org
Mon Jun 17 04:12:37 CEST 2013

New submission from David Edelsohn:

test_signal.py wait_helper hangs on AIX.  Please skip the test on AIX for now to allow all other tests to run to completion.

diff -r bdd60bedf933 Lib/test/test_signal.py
--- a/Lib/test/test_signal.py   Sun Jun 16 18:37:53 2013 -0400
+++ b/Lib/test/test_signal.py   Mon Jun 17 00:10:01 2013 -0700
@@ -593,6 +593,7 @@
         assert_python_ok('-c', code)
+    @unittest.skipIf(sys.platform == "aix7", "Test hangs on AIX")
     @unittest.skipUnless(hasattr(signal, 'pthread_sigmask'),
                          'need signal.pthread_sigmask()')
     def wait_helper(self, blocked, test):

components: Tests
messages: 191310
nosy: David.Edelsohn
priority: normal
severity: normal
status: open
title: test_signal.py wait_helper hangs on AIX
type: behavior
versions: Python 3.5

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