[issue7900] posix.getgroups() failure on Mac OS X
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Tue Nov 16 07:55:59 CET 2010
Ronald Oussoren <ronaldoussoren at mac.com> added the comment:
If anything should be done the test that checks the output of id -G should be removed if we want the buildbot to keep running without problems when you change the buildbots account.
After reading the message about the new failures again I don't think this is the OSX issue I mentioned (an which is explain in painfull detail earlier in the message list): it's just that the buildbot account got changed (unintentionally) while buildbot was running.
BTW. I don't understand why adding a new account to an OSX machine adds existing accounts to a new group, I have never seen that behaviour before (on OSX).
I'm -1 on changing anything for now and do not consider this to be a bug in Python or its testset.
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