[Python-checkins] bpo-35537: Skip test_start_new_session() of posix_spawn (GH-11718)

Victor Stinner webhook-mailer at python.org
Fri Feb 1 05:40:30 EST 2019

commit: 1e39b83f24ffade3e0ca1a8004b461354f64ae08
branch: master
author: Victor Stinner <vstinner at redhat.com>
committer: GitHub <noreply at github.com>
date: 2019-02-01T11:40:26+01:00

bpo-35537: Skip test_start_new_session() of posix_spawn (GH-11718)

The test fails. Skip the test until a fix can be found.

M Lib/test/test_posix.py

diff --git a/Lib/test/test_posix.py b/Lib/test/test_posix.py
index bc7a2d6fb3dc..e980dd014cd8 100644
--- a/Lib/test/test_posix.py
+++ b/Lib/test/test_posix.py
@@ -1624,6 +1624,8 @@ def test_setsigmask_wrong_type(self):
                             os.environ, setsigmask=[signal.NSIG,
+    @unittest.skipIf(True,
+                     "FIXME: bpo-35537: test fails is setsid is supported")
     def test_start_new_session(self):
         # For code coverage of calling setsid().  We don't care if we get an
         # EPERM error from it depending on the test execution environment, that

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