Python-2.6.1 ctypes test cases failing

Terry Reedy tjreedy at
Wed Mar 7 20:25:59 CET 2012

On 3/7/2012 12:43 PM, Naresh Bhat wrote:
> Hi All,
> I have the following setup
> Kernel version: linux-
> Python Version: Python-2.6.1
> Hardware target: MIPS 64bit
> I am just trying to run python test cases,  Observed that on my MIPS
> 64bit system only _ctypes related test cases are failing.
> Is there any available patch for this issue ??

There have been patches to ctypes since 2.6.1. At minimum, you should be 
using the latest version of 2.6. Even better, perhaps, would be the 
latest version of 2.7, since it contain patches applied after 2.6 went 
to security fixes only.

Terry Jan Reedy

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