Compiling Python 2.5.2 on AIX 5.2

"Martin v. Löwis" martin at v.loewis.de
Tue Apr 22 20:17:32 CEST 2008


> test test_mmap crashed -- <type 'exceptions.EnvironmentError'>: [Errno
> 22] Invalid argument

You should run this with -v. This is too little detail to know what
exactly failed.

>     self.assertEqual(spid, cpid)
> AssertionError: 0 != 6840386
> 
> What do these failures indicate? 

That suggests a bug in wait4: apparently, it fails to correctly return
the PID. Could be an OS bug, but more likely, it's a type problem in
Modules/posixmodule.c.

Regards,
Martin



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