[Python-Dev] Re: [ python-Bugs-1124637 ] test_subprocess is far tooslow (fwd)

Fredrik Lundh fredrik at pythonware.com
Thu Feb 17 15:19:24 CET 2005

Nick Coghlan wrote:

>> One thing that actually can motivate that test_subprocess takes 20% of the
>> overall time is that this test is a good generic Python stress test - this
>> test might catch some other startup race condition, for example.
> test_decimal has a short version which tests basic functionality and always runs, but 
> enabling -udecimal also runs the specification tests (which take a fair bit longer).
> So keeping the basic subprocess tests unconditional, and running the long ones only if -uall 
> or -usubprocess are given would seem reasonable.

does anyone ever use the -u options when running tests?


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