[Python-Dev] sys.exit(47) ?
mal at egenix.com
Wed Nov 17 21:41:16 CET 2004
Peter Astrand wrote:
> On Wed, 17 Nov 2004, M.-A. Lemburg wrote:
>>something in the regression suite is generating a temporary
>>file with content:
>>exec /path/to/python -c 'import sys; sys.exit(47)'
>>and not cleaning up after itself.
>>This started around Oct. 13. Looking at the regression suite
>>test_subprocess.py seems to be the cause.
> Thanks for pointing this out. Now fixed, in revision 1.15 of
Thanks, I'll see whether my nightly build script will pick up the
>>BTW, wouldn't sys.exit(42) be more appropriate :-?
> 42 is not as random :) See http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/47_%28number%29
Interesting reference :-)
AFAIR, Tim Peters introduced that number to the Python universe.
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