[Python-Dev] test_shutils.py fails for 2.4 install

Michael Hudson mwh at python.net
Sat Dec 4 12:57:34 CET 2004

"Edward C. Jones" <edcjones at erols.com> writes:

> I have a PC with an AMD cpu and Mandrake 10.1. While installing Python
> 2.4 "make test" failed in "test_shutils.py". Here is the output of
> "./python ./Lib/test/test_shutil.py":

Are you running 'make test' as root?  Don't do that (although possibly
the test suite should guard against it).

Also, did you search the bug tracker?  Please do do that.


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