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

Chris Angelico rosuav at gmail.com
Thu Dec 5 16:31:38 CET 2013

On Fri, Dec 6, 2013 at 2:29 AM, "Martin v. Löwis" <martin at v.loewis.de> wrote:
> 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.

Are we worried about malicious or accidental damage, here?

I might be able to offer a buildbot VM, though I don't know what the
requirements are.


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