[TIP] tox, a new generic virtualenv/test management tool

holger krekel holger at merlinux.eu
Mon Jul 12 04:31:37 PDT 2010

I have been talking about it with various people lately and
am now happy announce the first release of "tox".

tox aims to automate tedious Python related test activities driven
from a simple ``tox.ini`` file, including:

* creation and management of virtualenv environments
* installing your Python package into each of them
* run your test tool of choice (nose, py.test, unittests, you name it) 
* testing packages against each other without needing to upload to PyPI

tox runs well on Python2.4 up until Python3.1 and integrates
well with Continous Integration servers like Hudson. There are many
real-life examples and a fair amount of docs.  Read up on


and please report any issues.  This is a fresh project and
i'd like to drive further improvements from real world needs
and feedback.

thanks & cheers,
holger krekel

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