[Python-Dev] Bizarre new test failure
Thu, 06 Jun 2002 21:03:25 -0400
Tim Peters wrote:
> Guido noticed this on Linux late this afternoon. I've seen it on Win2K and
> Win98SE since. test_gc fails if you run the whole test suite from the
> test test_gc failed -- test_list: actual 10, expected 1
> This seems impossible (look at the test). It doesn't fail in isolation. It
> fails in both debug and release builds. Not *all* tests before test_gc need
> to be run in order to provoke a failure, but I can detect no sense in which
> do need to be run (not just one or two, but lots of them).
> Here are the files that changed between a Python that does work (yesterday)
> and now:
I've gotten this intermittently. Although the first time I got it was
sometime yesterday, so I think you may have to go back a bit farther.