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  * test_codecs (OSX PPC) - probably a byte order issue in the new UTF-32 codec MINE Walter D.

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List of tests that are failing in the py3k branch


  • if you start working on a test, to avoid duplicate work, add your name+email+date to the bulleted item for the test below, with the text "MINE"
  • if you figure out why a test is failing, just add a note (name etc. is still appreciated)
  • if you fix a test, and you check in the fix, add a note "COMMITTED" with the svn revision (occasionally we'll clean these up)
  • if you don't have checkin permissions, use the SF patch manager and note the patch number here (perhaps in the form of a link to python.org/sf/NNNNN), and add a note "FIXED IN SF" (plus name etc.)

How to run tests

Assume you've got the py3k branch checked out.

./python Lib/test/regrtest.py test_foobar  # runs test_foobar
./python Lib/test/test_foobar.py   # for more detail about failures

(Some tests need you to use regrtest.py -uall above.)

The Failing Tests

  • test_email (CosminStejerean - at least some problems seem to be caused by base64MIME, problems with splitting headers into multiple lines - 08/08/07) (VictorStinner - imghdr and sndhdr, related modules, are now fixed) (MINE Barry Warsaw)

  • test_email_codecs
  • test_email_renamed (should we get rid of this, as it's about an old renaming?)
  • test_xmlrpc - started failing after merge of new code from trunk

Tests Failing Under Stress

A few tests pass normally but fail when run by a debug build using regrtest.py -R4:3:. This runs the test 7 times to detect leaks. The following tests have problems under this mode:

  • Confirmed failing tests:
    • test_structmember
    • test_collections
    • test_runpy
    • test_asynchat (seems to hang in cleanup)
  • Intermittent failures:
    • test_gzip?
    • test_poplib? (Neal reported that it pegged the CPU)
    • test_mmap got a bus error when running -R 4:3: (also some test failures b/c I was running other tests and TESTFN was removed)

Tests Failing on Some Platforms Only

  • test_ossaudiodev (64-bit)
  • test_coding (cygwin and some gentoo) - UnicodeDecodeError: 'ascii' codec can't decode byte 0xe1 in position 105: ordinal not in range(128)

  • test_marshal (cygwin)
  • test_normalization (gentoo) - same as test_coding. On the machine they fail on, locale.getlocale() is (None, None)

Other Conditional Failures

  • test_shelve fails when the default database chosen by anydbm is bsddb. It works with dbm, gdbm and (presumably) with ndbm (all of which are very similar).

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