[Python-Dev] Failing regression tests...

M.-A. Lemburg mal@lemburg.com
Tue, 25 Jul 2000 01:05:20 +0200

Mark Favas wrote:
> [Jeremy Hylton just wrote:]
> I just proposed some guidelines for contributing code, which probably
> cross your message in transit, that included a guideline that no
> checked in code should cause the regression test to fail.
> I know 64-bit platforms aren't mainstream (yet), but test_ucn has also
> been failing (test test_ucn crashed -- exceptions.UnicodeError :
> Unicode-Escape decoding error: Invalid Unicode Character Name) for quite
> a while now on these beasts. Bill Tutt proposed a patch, which Tim
> critiqued, while at the same time /F was producing another way of doing
> it <g>, and...

The patch is there on SF... but AFAIK, Fredrik has not yet
finished work on it.

I would rather like to see /Fs new module in the distribution
because of its reduced size.

Marc-Andre Lemburg
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