[Python-Dev] Test failures under Windows?

Mark Hammond skippy.hammond at gmail.com
Tue Mar 24 23:35:46 CET 2009

On 25/03/2009 7:34 AM, "Martin v. Löwis" wrote:
> I don't quite remember the -n flag, but I believe that Kristjan
> just removed all that stuff, ie. there is now no way to block
> CRT assertions anymore.
>> I
>> wasn't paying close attention, so maybe there's some other mechanism
>> in place at this point?
> Unfortunately, not. There was a long debate, I lost, and Kristjan
> removed all the changes to support this setup, claiming that it is
> good to get assertions :-(

Note that I previously opened http://bugs.python.org/issue5116 with a 
patch to enable this to be controlled from Python via the msvcrt module. 
  This would enable the test suite to disable assertions for its entire run.


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