[Python-Dev] flaky tests caused by repr() sort order
christian at python.org
Thu Nov 21 19:10:29 CET 2013
Am 21.11.2013 18:57, schrieb Tim Peters:
> Best to change the failing tests. For example, _they_ can sort the
> dict keys if they rely on a fixed order. Sorting in general is a
> dubious idea because it can be a major expense with no real benefit
> for most uses.
I don't consider repr() as a performance critical function. It's mostly
used for debugging.
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