Python 2.4's test_threadedtempfile failing (was Re: hyperthreading fix try #2)

Christopher Faylor
Mon Feb 14 16:03:00 GMT 2005

On Mon, Feb 14, 2005 at 01:12:53PM +1000, Nick Coghlan wrote:
>Christopher Faylor wrote:
>>On Mon, Feb 14, 2005 at 01:17:03AM +1000, Nick Coghlan wrote:
>>>Command lines looked like (with thread and file counts filled in):
>>>$ python /lib/python2.4/test/ -t <threads> -f 
>>Is this a regression?  Was this also problem with 1.5.12?
>>Unless there are pipes involved in this test, I don't see how it could be
>>related to the problem.
>I can't say for sure if it's a regression, since I never got 1.5.12 to work 
>properly at all (and hence didn't back up the bin directory before dropping 
>the snapshot binaries into it). At the moment, I'm curious if the test 
>passes on non-hyperthreaded machines.

The test passes on this hyperthreaded machine or at least it doesn't
hang.  I have been running it repeatedly.  I do occasionally get a 'bad
file descriptor' error but the test keeps on running.


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