Title: regrtest: re-run failed tests in subprocesses
Type: Stage:
Components: Tests Versions: Python 3.9
Status: open Resolution:
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Assigned To: Nosy List: vstinner
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Created on 2019-07-29 23:44 by vstinner, last changed 2019-07-29 23:45 by vstinner.

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msg348700 - (view) Author: STINNER Victor (vstinner) * (Python committer) Date: 2019-07-29 23:44
When using python3 -m test -w, failed tests are re-run in the regrtest main process, even if -jN option is used. If a test does crash, regrtest doesn't remove its temporary directory which can lead to random test failures like bpo-37359.

At least when using -jN, I suggest to run tests in a subprocess to ensure that regrtest is able to cleanup its temporary directory, even if a test does crash.
Date User Action Args
2019-07-29 23:45:04vstinnersettitle: regrtest: re-run tests in subprocesses -> regrtest: re-run failed tests in subprocesses
2019-07-29 23:44:36vstinnercreate