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spurious test failures #556
Tests started failing somewhat randomly as mentioned in the post mdnalysis-devel: spurious test failures
Without reliable unit tests, our development workflow is severely hampered. This needs to be fixed but I have no idea how.
See https://travis-ci.org/MDAnalysis/mdanalysis/builds/94270229 for an example. All failures are in the coordinate tests and are of the form
and the common theme appears to be tempdir.in_tempdir().
Initial reports/discussion about these test failures started at #551 (comment) and should continue here.
On 1 Dec, 2015, at 17:10, @hainm wrote:
Maybe we should try
referenced this issue
Dec 2, 2015
@orbeckst should buy me a beer.
will cause error because someone went to temp folder in test_helanal.py but has never come back to working dir.
On 2 Dec, 2015, at 16:53, Hai Nguyen wrote:
I just heard from @dldotson and @richardjgowers that this fixes the problem: I am very happy, so yes: I will gladly buy you a
#558 should take care of all of this (and of course we should eliminate