[Python-Dev] fixing tests on windows
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Tue Apr 1 21:06:11 CEST 2008
Giampaolo Rodola' wrote:
> On 1 Apr, 18:27, "Steven Bethard" <steven.beth... at gmail.com> wrote:
>> On Tue, Apr 1, 2008 at 10:20 AM, Facundo Batista
>> <facundobati... at gmail.com> wrote:
>>> 2008/4/1, Tim Golden <m... at timgolden.me.uk>:
>>> > If this is the thing to do, presumably test_support should
>>> > grow a "remove_file" which does something of this sort?
>>> +1 (I was thinking exactly that).
>> +1 here too. That looks like a great solution. Of course, once it's
>> in test_support, we need to fix *all* file removals in the test suite.
> Why not just modifying test_support.unlink() like this?
> Surely more convenient than modifying the whole suite.
> def unlink(filename):
> if os.name == 'nt':
> os.rename(filename, filename + ".deleted")
> filename = filename + ".deleted"
> except OSError:
Funnily enough, that's exactly what the patch I've
put together does. Have to look out, though for
anywhere which just calls os.unlink rather than
going through test_support.
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