[Python-Dev] flaky tests caused by repr() sort order
dholth at gmail.com
Thu Nov 21 19:14:45 CET 2013
+1 on unsorted repr(). It makes it obvious that the collection is not sorted.
On Thu, Nov 21, 2013 at 1:10 PM, Christian Heimes <christian at python.org> wrote:
> 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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