Open Bug 861951 Opened 7 years ago Updated 6 years ago

[mozprocess] investigate mozprocess for "PIPE is your enemy" bug and potentially write test

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(Testing :: Mozbase, defect)

defect
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(Not tracked)

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(Reporter: k0scist, Unassigned)

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(Whiteboard: [mozprocess])

See also https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=844097#c12 .
https://github.com/mozilla/mozbase/blob/master/mozprocess/mozprocess/processhandler.py
uses subprocess.PIPE ; ABICT, we may be suceptable to
http://thraxil.org/users/anders/posts/2008/03/13/Subprocess-Hanging-PIPE-is-your-enemy/
.
If this bug is a factor, we should fix. In either case, it would be
nice to have a test for it.  Ideally, this should be tickted in
upstream python and the workaround appropriately tagged to the upstream bug
so that it may removed if/when we can depend on a fixed python version.
See Also: → 844097
Summary: investigate mozprocess for "PIPE is your enemy" bug and potentially write test → [mozprocess] investigate mozprocess for "PIPE is your enemy" bug and potentially write test
Whiteboard: [mozprocess]
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