[Biopython-dev] New line issues in the source zip or tarballs

Peter biopython at maubp.freeserve.co.uk
Mon Sep 8 12:14:09 UTC 2008

Tiago wrote:
> Peter wrote:
>> In the case of test_PopGen_SimCoal_nodepend.py the failure is
>> expecting simple.par and simple_100_30.par to be exactly the same size
>> (in class TemplateTest, line 47).  This is not true going to be true
>> when the input file uses Unix new lines but the generated file uses
>> Windows new lines.  Perhaps using a simple bit of code to load the
>> files line by line and compare them would work here?
>  I am currently at a workshop (I belong to the organization committee, so I
> don't have much time), but I will try to sort this in the next couple of
> days.

Hi Tiago,

This issue new line issue has probably been there since Biopython 1.45
without anyone else spotting it, so I don't see fixing it as urgent.
Hopefully we can resolve this for the next release instead.

I hope your workshop goes well,


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