[Python-Dev] Mac popups running make test

Ronald Oussoren ronaldoussoren at mac.com
Thu May 14 11:36:09 CEST 2015

> On 12 May 2015, at 18:14, Tal Einat <taleinat at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Tue, May 12, 2015 at 4:14 PM, Skip Montanaro
> <skip.montanaro at gmail.com> wrote:
>>> Twice now, I've gotten this popup: ...
>> Let me improve my request, as it seems there is some confusion about
>> what I want. I'm specifically not asking that the popups not be
>> displayed. I don't mind dismissing them. When they appear, I would,
>> however, like to glance over at the stream of messages emitted by the
>> test runner and see a message about it being expected. It seems that
>> the tests which can trigger the crash reporter do this.
> In my case, the popups appear but then disappear within a fraction of
> a second, and this happens about 10-20 times when running the full
> test suite. So I don't have a chance to interact with the popups, and
> this causes test failures.
> Also, when running a large suite of tests, I may not be looking at the
> screen by the time these popups appear. I wouldn't want the tests to
> fail nor would I want the test run to stall.
> I can't test this right now, but does disabling the "network" resource
> avoid these popups? Though even if it does we'll still need a way to
> run network-related tests on OSX.

The only way I know to easily avoid these pop-ups is to turn off the local firewall while testing.  

Signing the interpreter likely also works, but probably only when using a paid developer certificate.


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