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Title: test_argparse depends on the COLUMNS environment variable
Type: behavior Stage: needs patch
Components: Tests Versions: Python 3.1, Python 3.2, Python 2.7
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Status: closed Resolution: duplicate
Dependencies: Superseder: test_argparse.py: 80 failures if COLUMNS env var set to a value other than 80
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Assigned To: bethard Nosy List: bethard, janssen, pitrou
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Created on 2010-10-29 19:43 by pitrou, last changed 2010-10-29 19:53 by pitrou. This issue is now closed.

Messages (2)
msg119931 - (view) Author: Antoine Pitrou (pitrou) * (Python committer) Date: 2010-10-29 19:43
Changing it can produce failures, e.g.:

$ COLUMNS=178 ./python -m test.regrtest -v test_argparse

This can be seen on one of the buildbots:
http://www.python.org/dev/buildbot/all/builders/PPC%20Leopard%203.x/builds/685/steps/test/logs/stdio
msg119933 - (view) Author: Antoine Pitrou (pitrou) * (Python committer) Date: 2010-10-29 19:53
Already reported actually.
History
Date User Action Args
2010-10-29 19:53:36pitrousetstatus: open -> closed
resolution: duplicate
superseder: test_argparse.py: 80 failures if COLUMNS env var set to a value other than 80
messages: + msg119933
2010-10-29 19:43:33pitroucreate