[Python-Dev] unittest.TestSuite holding references to unittest.TestCase instances too long

Michael Foord fuzzyman at voidspace.org.uk
Sat Aug 3 21:27:49 CEST 2013

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On 3 Aug 2013, at 19:07, "R. David Murray" <rdmurray at bitdance.com> wrote:

> On Sat, 03 Aug 2013 10:27:30 -0400, Matt McClure <matthewlmcclure at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Michael Foord <fuzzyman <at> voidspace.org.uk> writes:
>>> On 2 Aug 2013, at 19:19, Antoine Pitrou <solipsis <at> pitrou.net> wrote:
>>>> The patch is basically ready for commit, except for a possible doc
>>>> addition, no?
>>> Looks to be the case, reading the patch it looks fine. I'm currently on
>> holiday until Monday.
>>> If anyone is motivated to do the docs too and commit that would be great.
>> Otherwise I'll
>>> get to it on my return.
>> It looks like the patch is based on what will become 3.4. Would backporting
>> it to 2.7 be feasible?  What's involved in doing so?
> That depends on how likely Michale thinks it is that it might break
> things.

It smells to me like a new feature rather than a bugfix, and it's a moderately big change. I don't think it can be backported to 2.7 other than through unittest2.


>> I took a crack at the docs.
> Thanks.  Please post your patch to the issue, it will get lost here.
> --David

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