[TIP] [tox] KeyError: 'HOMEDRIVE' on Windows

Chris Withers chris at simplistix.co.uk
Fri Jan 27 03:07:54 PST 2012

On 27/01/2012 11:03, Ronny Pfannschmidt wrote:
> its not a tox issue per se, i'd like to know why those env vars are gone
> under your jenkins+shiningpanda while they seem exist on "normal"
> jenkins+python script (like we use on testrun.org for example)

As per my previous mail: The Jenkins client was run up by Java Web Start 
and is now run as a windows service in "automatic" mode.
Maybe such a process doesn't have a HOMEDIR?

> after that i can decide if/how pylib/tox should be changed wrt getting
> the HOMEDIR on windows

Why does Tox need a home directory? What does it use it for?


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