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Merged revisions 78718 via svnmerge from
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r78718 | gregory.p.smith | 2010-03-05 23:35:19 -0800 (Fri, 05 Mar 2010) | 3 lines

Call setreuid and setregid in a subprocess to avoid altering the test runner's
process state. Should fix issue8045.
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Lib/test/test_os.py

                     self.assertRaises(os.error, os.setreuid, 0, 0)
                 self.assertRaises(OverflowError, os.setreuid, 1<<32, 0)
                 self.assertRaises(OverflowError, os.setreuid, 0, 1<<32)
-                os.setreuid(-1, -1)  # Does nothing, but it needs to accept -1
+
+            def test_setreuid_neg1(self):
+                # Needs to accept -1.  We run this in a subprocess to avoid
+                # altering the test runner's process state (issue8045).
+                import subprocess
+                subprocess.check_call([
+                        sys.executable, '-c',
+                        'import os,sys;os.setreuid(-1,-1);sys.exit(0)'])
 
         if hasattr(os, 'setregid'):
             def test_setregid(self):
                     self.assertRaises(os.error, os.setregid, 0, 0)
                 self.assertRaises(OverflowError, os.setregid, 1<<32, 0)
                 self.assertRaises(OverflowError, os.setregid, 0, 1<<32)
-                os.setregid(-1, -1)  # Does nothing, but it needs to accept -1
+
+            def test_setregid_neg1(self):
+                # Needs to accept -1.  We run this in a subprocess to avoid
+                # altering the test runner's process state (issue8045).
+                import subprocess
+                subprocess.check_call([
+                        sys.executable, '-c',
+                        'import os,sys;os.setregid(-1,-1);sys.exit(0)'])
 else:
     class PosixUidGidTests(unittest.TestCase):
         pass