[Python-Dev] Is test_sundry really expected to succeed on Windows?

Tim Peters tim.peters at gmail.com
Thu Apr 13 17:44:07 CEST 2006

[Paul Moore]
> I've just managed to get Python built using the free MS compiler and
> tools (yay! full instructions to follow somewhere - probably the wiki
> and maybe as a patch to PCBuild\readme.txt)
> There's one thing that puzzled me - test_sundry is marked as an
> "unexpected skip". As it imports tty, which imports termios, which
> doesn't exist on Windows, I'd imagine that this is an expected skip.
> Is this just something people are used to ignoring, or have I got a
> build issue I missed?

You didn't say from where, or when, you got the Python source code. 
Someone recently added a bare "import tty" to test_sundry on the
trunk, without realizing that would cause test_sundry to get skipped
on Windows.  I repaired that on the trunk about 12 hours ago, in
revision 45332.

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