[Python-Dev] Running the unit test as root/administrator

"Martin v. Löwis" martin at v.loewis.de
Thu Dec 5 16:29:03 CET 2013

Am 05.12.13 16:21, schrieb Vajrasky Kok:
> On Thu, Dec 5, 2013 at 11:06 PM, "Martin v. Löwis" <martin at v.loewis.de> wrote:
>> Can you please phrase your question more explicit? What is it that
>> you want to be done before writing unit tests for the spwd module?
> I am asking buildbot of Linux/Unix/BSD with root account. Do we have it now?

Ah. I don't think we have one. If somebody would want to donate one, I
suggest to run it in a VM, to reduce the (valid) security concerns that
Guido has voiced. If a snapshot of the VM is made, it would be easy to
restore in case a commit performs serious damage.


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