[TIP] [Distutils] RFC: Barely minimal CI + tests + packaging in Python WAS: Guidelines for where to put tests & how to package them

Chris Withers chris at simplistix.co.uk
Thu Mar 11 07:47:32 PST 2010

P.J. Eby wrote:
> At 01:34 PM 3/11/2010 +0000, Chris Withers wrote:
>> When I last tried using setuptools test_require stuff (in a buildout 
>> driven pylons app, iirc) I ended up with the resulting eggs dumped in 
>> the root of my buildout and no, the ddn't go away at the end of the 
>> test run...
> Interesting.  Must be an artifact of how buildout calls things, then, 
> because setuptools drops them to the *current* directory, under 
> circumstances that assume it's running in the setup.py directory. 

It is, but for a develop egg, that's your checkout, and that's where the 
testing dependency eggs get dumped!


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