Building Python 2.2 - curses module test failure

A.M. Kuchling akuchlin at
Wed Jan 30 10:34:35 EST 2002

In article <u4rl41626.fsf at>, Michael Hudson wrote:
> $ ../../build/python -u curses
> test_curses
> test test_curses crashed -- _curses.error: curs_set() returned ERR
> 1 test failed:
>     test_curses
> Segmentation fault (core dumped)

It still runs for me:

ute python>./python Lib/test/ -u curses
1 test OK.
ute python>

Updating to the current CVS and recompiling didn't show any problem
either.  Puzzling...

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