[Python-Dev] test_socketserver flakey?

Guido van Rossum guido at python.org
Wed Apr 4 00:17:11 CEST 2007

I'm not sure I agree with your analysis -- the test that fails is
using unix domain sockets, not TCP.

On 4/3/07, Hasan Diwan <hasan.diwan at gmail.com> wrote:
> Guido:
> On 03/04/07, Guido van Rossum <guido at python.org> wrote:
> > But I saw this failure during a regular regrtest run as well. How
> > would you suggest to fix this?i
> >
> You'll need to make the connect/close lines into a critical section and have
> execution suspended for the TCP wait time. It defaults to 60 seconds on BSD
> sockets, but I'm not aware of the constant for it (a quick survey of the
> header files doesn't show anything promising). On the other hand, I don't
> think you're going to be running this particular test a number of times
> quickly (or will you?). In the final examination, I suspect it's a race
> condition.
> --
> Cheers,
> Hasan Diwan <hasan.diwan at gmail.com>

--Guido van Rossum (home page: http://www.python.org/~guido/)

More information about the Python-Dev mailing list