[Python-Dev] test_pep263.py is "-kb" in CVS

Michael Hudson mwh at python.net
Mon Oct 11 17:25:21 CEST 2004

Tim Peters <tim.peters at gmail.com> writes:

> [Michael Hudson]
>> As subject.  Is this deliberate?
> Don't know, but guess so:  it contains bytes outside the set ANSI C
> says can be used portably in text files.
>> It breaks test_compiler,
> That must be platform-specific damage, but you haven't identified your platform.

Well, yes, but this information isn't especially relavent.  It's
obviously a different platform from whoever edited the file
last... I'm on linux, though.

>> though that's possibly a bug because test_compiler should be using universal
>> newlines modes when opening the file,
> Probably, yes.
>> but still...
> So stop whining and fix it <wink>.

I have done and am waiting for test_compiler to finish ... that allows
for a lot of whining :)


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