[Tutor] python interpreter
Mon, 5 Feb 2001 16:41:04 -0500
> I just downloaded Python 2.0 from www.python.org made a self-test,
> "import test. self_test" or somethin like that. My test_socket seems
> to be not working,
You didn't say which operating system you're using, but if you're running
some flavor of Windows then test_socket will fail unless you have an active
internet connection open at the time you run it. That's just the way it
works on Windows.
> and 24 other test_something could not be found.
Sounds about right, again assuming you're running some flavor of Windows.
test test_fork1 skipped -- os.fork not defined -- skipping test_fork1
is normal on Windows. Windows doesn't support os.fork, so it simply can't
run the test there. Anything that says "test_xxx skipped" at the end is
nothing to worry about. Things to worry about say something like "test_xxx