Linux users: please run gui tests

Mark Lawrence breamoreboy at yahoo.co.uk
Fri Aug 7 09:08:16 CEST 2015


On 07/08/2015 04:46, Grant Edwards wrote:
> On 2015-08-07, Grant Edwards <invalid at invalid.invalid> wrote:
>> On 2015-08-07, Terry Reedy <tjreedy at udel.edu> wrote:
>>> Python has an extensive test suite run after each 'batch' of commits on
>>> a variety of buildbots.  However, the Linux buildbots all (AFAIK) run
>>> 'headless', with gui's disabled.  Hence the following
>>> test_tk test_ttk_guionly test_idle
>>> (and on 3.5, test_tix, but not important)
>>> are skipped either in whole or in part.
>>>
>>> We are planning on adding the use of tkinter.ttk to Idle after the 3.5.0
>>> release, but a couple of other core developers have expressed concern
>>> about the reliability of tkinter.ttk on Linux.
>>>
>>> There is also an unresolved issue where test_ttk hung on Ubuntu Unity 3
>>> years ago. https://bugs.python.org/issue14799
>>>
>>> I would appreciate it if some people could run the linux version of
>>> py -3.4 -m test -ugui test_tk test_ttk_guionly test_idle
>>> (or 3.5).  I guess this means 'python3 for the executable.
>>>
>>> and report here python version, linux system, and result.
>>> Alteration of environment and locale is a known issue, skip that.
>>
>> $ uname -a
>> Linux aleph 3.12.21-gentoo-r1 #1 SMP PREEMPT Wed Jul 2 22:46:08 CDT 2014 i686 Intel(R) Core(TM) i3-3220T CPU @ 2.80GHz GenuineIntel GNU/Linux
>>
>> $ python3 --version
>> Python 3.3.5
>>
>> $ py -3.4 -m test -ugui test_tk test_ttk_guionly test_idle
>> bash: py: command not found
>>
>> $ python3 -3.4 -m test -ugui test_tk test_ttk_guionly test_idle
>> Unknown option: -3
>> usage: python3 [option] ... [-c cmd | -m mod | file | -] [arg] ...
>> Try `python -h' for more information.
>
> Ah, I guess the -3.4 isn't valid.
>

Correct.  The "py -3.4" is the Python Launcher for Windows, hence the 
"run the linux version of".

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Mark Lawrence



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