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Re: "setup.py test" is being naughty


That's a really good point. The docs suggest running in docker but we don't
warn people about the downsides of running the tests outside of docker and
we should probably at least warn folks if it looks like they are running on
bare metal.

On Wed, Oct 3, 2018 at 3:01 AM EKC (Erik Cederstrand)
<EKC@xxxxxxxxxxxxx.invalid> wrote:

> Hi all,
>
>
> I wanted to contribute a simple patch, and as a good open source citizen I
> wanted to also contribute a test. So I git clone from GitHub, create a
> virtualenv and run "setup.py test". First experience is that my
> /etc/krb5.conf is overwritten, which means my account is locked out of all
> systems here at work. I recovered from that, only to find out that
> ~/.ssh/id_rsa and ~/.ssh/id_rsa.pub were also overwritten. Now I'm not very
> amused.
>
>
> Did I miss something in CONTRIBUTING.md?
>
>
> Erik
>


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