[TIP] [tox] how to specify which "extras" to install when testing my package

Chris Withers chris at simplistix.co.uk
Mon Dec 12 23:34:58 PST 2011

On 13/12/2011 07:20, holger krekel wrote:
>> In order to run the tests, I need to install with a setuptools
>> "extras" requirements such as:
>> easy_install testfixtures[test]
>> How do I do that with Tox?
> As a hack you could try to list this install command in
> a "commands" section.

The hack I was going to try was specifying "testfixtures[test]" in the 
deps section. Would that work?

> A more proper fix is to introduce
> the customization of install commands, see also the other
> related recent TIP thread started by Andrew Dalke.

*nods* Are the changes discussed there likely to happen soon?



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