[TIP] py.test plugins specified with -h are not loaded with xdist

Yoann Roman silentsound+tip at gmail.com
Tue Mar 15 12:42:40 PDT 2011

I have a custom py.test plugin in a package. When I load it with
py.test -h package.plugin, it loads fine. When I use py.test -h
package.plugin -n 4, the main session loads it, but the plugin isn't
loaded by the separate 4 processes running the tests.

Is that expected behavior? Is using a conftest.py file the only way to
get a project-specific plugin loaded?

Yoann Roman

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