[Python-Dev] Bugs #544740: test_commands test fails under Cygwin

Guido van Rossum guido@python.org
Tue, 13 Aug 2002 09:08:53 -0400

> Neil Norwitz suggested that I discuss the following on python-dev:
>     http://sourceforge.net/tracker/?func=detail&aid=544740&group_id=5470&atid=105470
> The problem is that test_commands does not handle spaces in either user
> or group names.  Although this is probably only an issue under Cygwin,
> this could affect other Unixes too (yup, I'm clutching at straws).
> Anyway, suggestions on how to fix this will be greatly appreciated.

The obvious fix would be a better regular expression.  Please submit a

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