[Python-Dev] Tests failing on Windows with TESTFN
eryksun at gmail.com
Sat Jul 28 18:12:25 EDT 2018
On Sat, Jul 28, 2018 at 9:17 PM, Jeremy Kloth <jeremy.kloth at gmail.com> wrote:
> *PLEASE*, don't use tempfile to create files/directories in tests. It
> is unfriendly to (Windows) buildbots. The current approach of
> directory-per-process ensures no test turds are left behind, whereas
> the tempfile solution slowly fills up my buildbot. Windows doesn't
> natively clean out the temp directory.
FYI, Windows 10 storage sense (under system->storage) can be
configured to delete temporary files on a schedule. Of course that
doesn't help with older systems.
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