[Python-Dev] Mac popups running make test

Tal Einat taleinat at gmail.com
Sun May 10 19:29:41 CEST 2015

On Sun, May 10, 2015 at 5:07 PM, Brett Cannon <brett at python.org> wrote:

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

Indeed, I've run into this as well.

>> 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).

If anyone starts working on this, let me know if I can help, e.g. trying
things on my own Mac.

- Tal
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