[Python-Dev] Python 2.5.1
ironfroggy at gmail.com
Sun Apr 29 19:57:10 CEST 2007
On 4/29/07, "Martin v. Löwis" <martin at v.loewis.de> wrote:
> Right. It shouldn't fail if the file is absent (it shouldn't
> pass in that case, either, but regrtest has no support for INCONCLUSIVE
> test outcomes).
Perhaps that could become part of the improvements made through
> Ok. However, this pattern is quite common in the Python test suite
> (62 test cases, with prefixes such as test_, test_bug_, test_sf_,
> test_bug, test_patch_), so adding it just to this single test case
> may be a drop in the ocean for people unfamiliar with that convention.
Very true, but maybe more tests could have the more descriptive names,
then. For example, I would have known what it meant if the test name
prefix was test_sf_ instead of just test_. Changing the names
shouldn't interfere with anything else, so if I rename them in an
effort to help the next guy, would that be accepted?
> Ok! When you come up with a way to test this problem "stand-alone"
> (i.e. without relying on the pagefile), please submit a patch. I'll
> let this sit for some time, and if nothing happens, I go for
> Khalid's patch before 2.5.2 is released (which is still months
Now that I have the full picture, I have less motivation about it.
Although, I am curious what is different about the situation where
pagefile.sys could not be stat'ed in 2.5.0 but other open files could.
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