[Python-checkins] bpo-41473: Skip test_gdb with gdb 9.2 to work around gdb bug (GH-21768)

Victor Stinner webhook-mailer at python.org
Fri Aug 7 11:58:00 EDT 2020


https://github.com/python/cpython/commit/e27a51c11e10d5df79b3e48dc3e7bfedfad5a794
commit: e27a51c11e10d5df79b3e48dc3e7bfedfad5a794
branch: master
author: Victor Stinner <vstinner at python.org>
committer: GitHub <noreply at github.com>
date: 2020-08-07T17:57:56+02:00
summary:

bpo-41473: Skip test_gdb with gdb 9.2 to work around gdb bug (GH-21768)

gdb 9.2 on Fedora Rawhide is not reliable, see:

* https://bugs.python.org/issue41473
* https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1866884

files:
M Lib/test/test_gdb.py

diff --git a/Lib/test/test_gdb.py b/Lib/test/test_gdb.py
index 22c75bae98721..44cb9a0f07b75 100644
--- a/Lib/test/test_gdb.py
+++ b/Lib/test/test_gdb.py
@@ -51,6 +51,11 @@ def get_gdb_version():
                             "embedding. Saw %s.%s:\n%s"
                             % (gdb_major_version, gdb_minor_version,
                                gdb_version))
+if (gdb_major_version, gdb_minor_version) >= (9, 2):
+    # gdb 9.2 on Fedora Rawhide is not reliable, see:
+    # * https://bugs.python.org/issue41473
+    # * https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1866884
+    raise unittest.SkipTest("https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1866884")
 
 if not sysconfig.is_python_build():
     raise unittest.SkipTest("test_gdb only works on source builds at the moment.")



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