Is there a quick & accurate way to test a python install?

Gene Heskett gheskett at
Sun Dec 16 03:21:21 CET 2012

On Saturday 15 December 2012 21:19:37 Terry Reedy did opine:

> On 12/15/2012 8:38 PM, Gene Heskett wrote:
> see
> 26.11.2.

I'm not a python guru, Terry, so you will have to expand on this 26.11.2.


> Running tests using the command-line interface
> for your version. Note that there are a few errors all the time, at
> least when testing a user installation on windows, and you will have to
> hit return a few times to go past some tests meant to raise errors.

Cheers, Gene
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