[Biopython-dev] test_Entrez.py fails on Linux?

Peter biopython at maubp.freeserve.co.uk
Fri Jun 20 09:31:21 UTC 2008

> Hi Michiel,
> I've just tried the unit tests on a clean checkout on Linux, and there
> is a problem with test_Entrez.py (shown below).  I'm pretty sure it
> was working for me on Mac OS X this afternoon, so this may be platform
> specific.  I haven't using Biopython on Windows recently so I don't
> know if that is working or not.

I've just checked, and on a clean CVS checkout under Mac OS 10.5
Leopard with python 2.5.2, test_Entrez.py passes.

A clean check out last night on 64bit Ubuntu Dapper Drake with python
2.4.3 failed.

So whatever is going wrong is probably OS specific or perhaps python
version specific.


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