[SciPy-dev] new buld process in CVS

Prabhu Ramachandran prabhu at aero.iitm.ernet.in
Mon Jan 14 19:55:26 CST 2002


>>>>> "JK" == Jochen Küpper <jochen at jochen-kuepper.de> writes:

    Prabhu> (3) I dont know why one would want to unset DISPLAY. :)

    JK> 'cause you don't want programs to spawn their X-interface over
    JK> a modem line. Numerous (X)Emacs sessions from home come to
    JK> mind...

Yes, but would you want scipy to test the gui related things over that
same modem line?  My guess is no.  Therefore using $DISPLAY to check
if X is up or not and then decide to run the GUI tests seems to be a
good idea.

prabhu



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