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Author pitrou
Recipients akuchling, pitrou, r.david.murray
Date 2011-03-25.18:42:08
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> Hmm.  411-61=350.  Three seconds difference looks a little odd.  But
> doesn't explain 60 vs 61 making the difference in the test.
> Can you change it back to 60 (or even less) and see what the values
> look like when the test fails?

Hmm, 60 doesn't fail anymore so I changed it to 1 (!) and here is the

before: os.path.getmtime('cur') = 1301078411.882165
before: os.path.getmtime('new') = 1301078411.8801715
after: os.path.getmtime('cur') = 1301078410.802999
after: os.path.getmtime('new') = 1301078410.802999
self._box._last_read = 1301078410.787
time.time() = 1301078411.818

(it fails obviously)

> It is interesting (and possibly meaningful) that the last modified
> time 'before' appears to be in the future compared to time.time by
> 3-plus seconds.  That would at least explain why the test fails
> without the patch.

Yep, although the drift is varying. Sometimes small, sometimes big. At
this point I think it's just caused by my setup (the fact that VM and
host aren't always synchronized - I once witnessed time advancing
quicker on the VM than on the host! -, and the fact that a network FS is
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