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Re: Subversion 1.6.12 and Python 2.7

From: Daniel Shahaf <d.s_at_daniel.shahaf.name>
Date: Thu, 19 Aug 2010 23:03:15 +0300

(Just to clarify, this is about the *python bindings* tests, not about
the Python tests of the core C binaries subversion/svn*/)

Barry Warsaw wrote on Wed, Aug 18, 2010 at 17:38:04 -0400:
> Does anybody have any additional information? Is anybody working on fixing
> the failing Python 2.7 tests? Is there an open bug on the issue?

I don't recall hearing anything of this issue, other than your mail and
Arfrever's mail that you link to.

> I'm currently working on adding Python 2.7 support to Ubuntu, and am in the
> process of investigating build problems with various packages. One such
> package is Subversion, which appears to build just fine against Python 2.7 but
> fails a handful of tests. I can see from this message
> http://article.gmane.org/gmane.comp.version-control.subversion.devel/120567/match=python+2.7
> the same set of failing tests. I'm also building/testing 1.6.12 (or
> thereabouts). Building against Python 2.6 has no problems.

> I've looked at the tests but don't understand them well enough for any obvious
> problems to jump out at me. I was unable to find any open issues tracking
> these failures.
> I'd be happy to work with folks to put together a set of patches to fix the
> Python 2.7 bindings. I'm tempted to just disable the tests for now to get a
> working package.

Perhaps the best way to start would be for you to start analyzing some
of the failures and post your findings to dev@; I'm sure someone
familiar with the bindings will pick the thread up.
Received on 2010-08-19 22:06:12 CEST

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