[Python-Dev] Bizarre new test failure

Neil Schemenauer nas@python.ca
Thu, 6 Jun 2002 22:38:37 -0700

Tim Peters wrote:
> I can detect no sense in which do need to be run (not just one or two,
> but lots of them).

It's easy to reproduce.  First, disable the GC.  Next, run:

    regrtest.py test_descr test_gc

My wild guess is that some tp_clear method is not doing it's job.  I'll
take a closer look tomorrow if someone hasn't figured it out by then.
Must sleep.  Too much CS.