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martin.v.loewis  committed db01b32

[svn r67734] Backport of r66703:
Issue #3863: Disabled a unit test of fork being called from a thread
when running on platforms known to exhibit OS bugs when attempting that.

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File Lib/test/test_threading.py

         import os
         if not hasattr(os, 'fork'):
             return
+        # Skip platforms with known problems forking from a worker thread.
+        # See http://bugs.python.org/issue3863.
+        if sys.platform in ('freebsd4', 'freebsd5', 'freebsd6', 'os2emx'):
+            print >>sys.stderr, ('Skipping test_3_join_in_forked_from_thread'
+                                 ' due to known OS bugs on'), sys.platform
+            return
         script = """if 1:
             main_thread = threading.currentThread()
             def worker():
 Tests
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+- Issue #3863: Disabled a unit test of fork being called from a thread
+  when running on platforms known to exhibit OS bugs when attempting that.
+
 - Issue #3261: test_cookielib had an improper file encoding specified.
 
 - Patch #2232: os.tmpfile might fail on Windows if the user has no