Bugs in Python 1.6 alpha 1
mwh21 at cam.ac.uk
Tue Apr 4 08:39:50 EDT 2000
nmm1 at cus.cam.ac.uk (Nick Maclaren) writes:
> 6) test_unicode fails on Hitachi systems -- Writing: '*', expected:
> 'T'. But only if -v is NOT specified! Again, I failed to tie it down,
> and it looks like a test harness problem.
That's the way regrtest works; if you specify `-v' all output goes to
stdout, if you specify `-g' it goes into the output directory and if
you specify neither it goes into some internal buffer to be compared
with what's in the output directory.
A bit odd, yes. I don't know if it's a deliberate behaviour (doubt
well, take it from an old hand: the only reason it would be easier
to program in C is that you can't easily express complex problems
in C, so you don't. -- Erik Naggum, comp.lang.lisp
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