Armin Rigo committed a54edfc

Give up on this test and skip it completely.
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     use_threads = True
     def test_start_new_thread(self):
+        py.test.skip("xxx ideally, investigate why it fails randomly")
+        # xxx but in practice start_new_thread() is also tested by the
+        # next test, and it's a mess to test start_new_thread() without
+        # the proper GIL to protect the GC
         import time
         class State: