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On Jan 28, 2012, at 07:26 PM, Dave Malcolm wrote:

>This turns out to pass without PYTHONHASHRANDOMIZATION in the
>environment, and fail intermittently with it.
>
>Note that "make test" invokes the built python with "-E", so that it
>ignores the setting of PYTHONHASHRANDOMIZATION in the environment.
>
>Barry, Benjamin: does fixing this bug require getting the full test
>suite to pass with randomization enabled (and fixing the intermittent
>failures due to ordering issues), or is it acceptable to "merely" have
>full passes without randomizing the hashes?

I think we at least need to identify (to the best of our ability) the tests
that fail and include them in release notes.  If they're easy to fix, we
should fix them.  Maybe also open a bug report for each failure.

I'm okay though with some tests failing in 2.6 with this environment variable
set.  We needn't go back and fix them in 2.6 (since we're in security-fix only
mode), but I'll bet you'll get almost the same set for 2.7 and there we
*should* fix them, even if it happens after the release.

>What do the buildbots do?

I'm not sure, but as long as the buildbots are green, I'm happy. :)
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