[TIP] testing setuptools-related code

Andrea Crotti andrea.crotti.0 at gmail.com
Thu Jan 19 06:35:06 PST 2012

I have (sadly) a special builder/runner that manages eggs and install eggs.
I've used the -m flag and I use pkg_resources to find the installed 
but I didn't find a way to test everything..

So what might be the easiest/portable solution to write some tests that for

- run the setuptools-based installer with the '-m'
- try to require it

without interfering with the global environment?

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