[Python-Dev] Mac popups running make test

Brett Cannon brett at python.org
Sun May 10 16:07:28 CEST 2015

On Sun, May 10, 2015 at 10:04 AM Skip Montanaro <skip.montanaro at gmail.com>

> I haven't run the test suite in awhile. I am in the midst of running it on
> my Mac running Yosemite 10.10.3. Twice now, I've gotten this popup:
>> I assume this is testing some server listening on localhost. Is this a new
> thing, either with the Python test suite or with Mac OS X? (I'd normally be
> hidden behind a NAT firewall, but at the moment I am on a miserable public
> connection in a Peet's Coffee, so it takes on slightly more importance...)

It's not new.

> I've also seen the Crash Reporter pop up many times, but as far as I could
> tell, in all cases the test suite output told me it was expected. Perhaps
> tests which listen for network connections should also mention that, at
> least on Macs?

Wouldn't hurt. Just requires tracking down which test(s) triggers it (might
be more than one and I don't know if answering that popup applies for the
rest of the test execution or once per test if you use -j).
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