[TIP] Using tox with gmpy

holger krekel holger at merlinux.eu
Fri Jun 10 00:01:00 PDT 2011

Hi Aaron,

can you post a screen trace of a "tox -v" invocation and
maybe the contents of your tox.ini file?


On Thu, Jun 09, 2011 at 22:46 -0600, Aaron S. Meurer wrote:
> Hi.  I'm kind of new to tox.  Sorry if this has been discussed before.  As far as I can tell, mailman doesn't have a search feature.
> I'm trying to use it to test with the dependency gmpy 1.14, but if I add "deps=gmpy" it tries installing gmpy2, which fails.  I understood from http://tox.testrun.org/en/latest/config.html#confval-deps=MULTI-LINE-LIST that it uses easy_install/pip (it's not really clear here which) to install these, but I checked and I get
> $pip search gmpy
> gmpy                      - MPIR/GMP interface to Python 2.4+ and 3.x
>   INSTALLED: 1.14
>   LATEST:    1.11rc1
> $sudo easy_install --dry-run gmpy
> Password:
> Searching for gmpy
> Best match: gmpy 1.14
> Adding gmpy 1.14 to easy-install.pth file
> Using /sw/lib/python2.7/site-packages
> Processing dependencies for gmpy
> Finished processing dependencies for gmpy
> So why would it try using gmpy2?  And more importantly, how do I make it use gmpy 1.14?  I can attach my tox logs if that would help.
> Aaron Meurer
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