[Python-Dev] 3.2b2 fails test suite on (my) Windows XP

Nick Coghlan ncoghlan at gmail.com
Fri Jan 7 05:54:50 CET 2011

On Thu, Jan 6, 2011 at 4:00 PM, Terry Reedy <tjreedy at udel.edu> wrote:
>> Does it behave itself if you add "-x test_capi" to the command line?
> No, it gets worse. Really.
> Let me summarize a long post.
> Run 1: normal (as above)
> Process stops at capi test with Windows error message.
> Close command prompt window with [x] buttom (crtl-whatever had no effect).
> Run 2: normal (as before)
> Process reported capi test failure (supposedly fatal) but continued.
> Process just stopped ('hung') at concurrent futures. Close as before.
> Run 3: -x test_capi test_concurrent_futures
> Instead of the normal output I expected, I got some of the craziest stuff I
> have ever seen. Things like

Does it all go back to normal if you use "python -m test.regrtest"
instead? Antoine discovered that multiprocessing on Windows gets
thoroughly confused if __file__ in the main module ends with
"__main__.py" (see http://bugs.python.org/issue10845)


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