[pypy-issue] [issue1370] signal test on OS X

Kenny Levinsen tracker at bugs.pypy.org
Thu Jan 17 00:05:25 CET 2013

New submission from Kenny Levinsen <kennylevinsen at gmail.com>:

>           signal(42, lambda *args: None)
E           ValueError: signal number out of range

module/signal/test/test_signal.py:161: ValueError

I checked the man-pages, I could only find 1-31 on OS X, meaning that signalling 
42 (Real-time signal on 
Linux) is rather pointless.

We could either test a signal <=31 on OS X, or simply ignore the test on the 

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title: signal test on OS X

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