[issue22910] test_pydoc test_synopsis_sourceless is a flaky test

2014-11-21 Thread Gregory P. Smith
Changes by Gregory P. Smith g...@krypto.org: -- assignee: gregory.p.smith - ___ Python tracker rep...@bugs.python.org http://bugs.python.org/issue22910 ___ ___

[issue22910] test_pydoc test_synopsis_sourceless is a flaky test

2014-11-21 Thread Gregory P. Smith
Gregory P. Smith added the comment: I suspect flakiness is due to parallel test execution. Is some other test possibly executing at the same time removing __pycache__ directories or .pyc files to recreate them (test_compileall?)? If the test were adjusted to point to a .py file of its own

[issue22910] test_pydoc test_synopsis_sourceless is a flaky test

2014-11-20 Thread Gregory P. Smith
New submission from Gregory P. Smith: When running a parallel make -j12 test, test_pydoc fails reasonably often with: test test_pydoc failed -- Traceback (most recent call last): File /.../Lib/test/test_pydoc.py, line 556, in test_synopsis_sourceless synopsis = pydoc.synopsis(filename)