[pypy-dev] Random updates

Elmo Mäntynen elmo13 at jippii.fi
Thu Jun 22 11:25:50 CEST 2006

holger krekel wrote:
> Hi Elmo, 
> On Thu, Jun 22, 2006 at 02:20 +0300, Elmo Mäntynen wrote:
>> A small complaint about py.test: a segfaulting test crashes py.test with
>> EOFError and with an older rev of 2.5
>> compilemodule.py _demo errored and I got a pdb prompt, but py.test
>> test_compilemodule.py reported a success nonetheless!?
> Maybe the test doesn't do the same test as the direct invocation
> of the compilemodule.py does?
Actually, they seem to do the very same thing: they call
compilemodule('_demo'). If they weren't doing the same thing, would the
test be testing the right thing? Anyway, I happened to update my
python2.5 and don't have any record of what happened, so I can't be sure
about it.
> Either way, i added a feature issue (https://codespeak.net/issue/pypy-dev/issue233)
> so that py.test allows more robust test modes.  Thanks for the comment!
> It has been an issue in the past but its severity grew with more and 
> more tests being able to segfault. 
> best, 
>     holger

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