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Author vstinner
Recipients Michael.Felt, vstinner
Date 2019-01-15.10:23:14
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> On AIX the test for flock() passes, but the test for lockf() fails: (...)

I would prefer to simply skip the lockf() test rather than ignoring PermissionError for flock() and lockf() on all platforms. Can you please write a PR for that?

There is no need to add a NEWS entry, I will add "skip news". If you want to add a NEWS entry, mention at least the fixed test and AIX.
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