[Python-Dev] Sorry. No Release.
firstname.lastname@example.org (Skip Montanaro)
Sat, 1 Jul 2000 11:24:18 -0500 (CDT)
AK> I'm not convinced this delay is wholly a bad thing. Did Barry ever
AK> track down the mysterious crashes he was seeing from running the
AK> test suite?
BAW> No, and Purify didn't help, although it did identify a couple of
BAW> small memory leaks. Nothing more serious than that. One possible
BAW> source of discrepancy though is that the machine I ran the tests on
BAW> apparently didn't have enough memory (at 256MB!) to run the entire
BAW> regrtest under a Purify'd Python. I'm going to continue looking
My guess is that -tt triggered a SyntaxError (maybe we should create an
IndentationError that is a subclass of SyntaxError?) the .pyc file didn't
get generated, but the exception was caught by regrtest and execution
continued. That would have caused any test that tried to import the
tab-challenged file(s) to fail, right? Would that have been sufficient to
provoke the symptoms we saw?
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