Author terry.reedy
Recipients John Gray, asvetlov, cane, markroseman, ned.deily, roger.serwy, tealduck, terry.reedy
Date 2017-06-29.05:46:25
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Problems with patching 2.7 are no longer relevant.

To test, we should refactor config so that the attempt to find and access $HOME and .idlerc are isolated in a function that can be mocked to simulate various problems.

def get_rc():
   """Return a directory path that is readable and writable.

   If not possible, return an error indicator.  <to be determined>
   """

Testing such a function is a different issue, but I would just reuse existing code.
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