[Python-Dev] testing in a Python --without-threads build

"Martin v. Löwis" martin at v.loewis.de
Sat Sep 8 21:40:52 CEST 2007

>> I can't seem to run the regression tests in a --without-threads build.
>> Might be interesting to configure a buildbot this way to keep
>> ourselves honest.
> Because regrtest.py was importing test_socket_ssl without catching the
> ImportError exception:

If that is the reason you cannot run it, then it seems it works just
fine. There is nothing wrong with tests getting skipped.

> So, is this an "expected skip" or not?

No. IIUC, "expected skips" are a platform property. For your platform,
support for threads is expected (whatever your platform is as log as
it was built in this millenium).


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