[Python-3000] need help fixing broken tests in py3k-pep3137 branch
Guido van Rossum
guido at python.org
Sat Nov 3 23:56:33 CET 2007
On 11/3/07, Christian Heimes <lists at cheimes.de> wrote:
> Brett Cannon wrote:
> >> test_import (*)
> > This is passing for me on OS X 10.4.
> It passes on my Ubuntu box, too. But on Guido's Ubuntu box it's failing.
> It's also failing on Windows but that's expected. I added the test to
> verify a bug that prevents Windows to load modules from a sys.path entry
> with non ASCII letters.
> Georg has told me that I shouldn't add tests that are known to break.
He's absolutely right.
I never realized that your test was meant to fail until the behavior
was fixed -- then I would've just disabled it. :-)
> The test seems to be locale dependent, too.
> Guido, what's the output of the locale command on your box?
--Guido van Rossum (home page: http://www.python.org/~guido/)
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