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Re: make check: log_tests.py failed

From: Ben Collins-Sussman <sussman_at_collab.net>
Date: 2001-11-29 23:24:22 CET

"Barry Scott" <barry.alan.scott@ntlworld.com> writes:

> > Running all tests in log_tests.py... File "log_tests.py", line 283
> > msg += line
> > ^
> > SyntaxError: invalid syntax
> > FAILED
> > --- at least one test FAILED, check tests.log.
>
> += first worked in Python 2.1 I think. 2.1.1 is the best stable python
> at the moment.
>
> You might want to test the python version so that an error message
> about old python version can be output.
>
> Code like:
>
> import sys
> if sys.hexvesion < 0x2010000:
> print 'Upgrade Python to version 2.1 or better.'
>
> This will work for 1.5.2 and later as a detector. The nicer sys.version_info
> is not available in 1.5.2.
>
> Further on RedHat python will be 1.5.2 where as if python2 exists it will
> be 2.0 or better. You will need to run python2 on RedHat.

All of our python test scripts are doing this:

# The `svntest' module
try:
  import svntest
except SyntaxError:
  sys.stderr.write('[SKIPPED] ')
  print "<<< Please make sure you have Python 2 or better! >>>"
  traceback.print_exc(None,sys.stdout)
  raise SystemExit

...is this not enough?

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