[TIP] virtualenv 1.11 causes tox to fail while installing dependencies on Windows 7
marius at gedmin.as
Tue Jan 14 00:03:01 PST 2014
I think I've got the same problem.
Summary: Jenkins slave on Windows. Tox fails to install trivial
dependencies, doesn't give a reason.
On Mon, Jan 13, 2014 at 06:51:41AM +0000, holger krekel wrote:
> On Sun, Jan 12, 2014 at 23:04 +0000, Chris Withers wrote:
> > One thing to note: virtualenv 1.11 was released on 2014-01-02 and
> > appears to tie in nicely with when all of my problems started.
> The log seems to be incomplete and it is hard to read because of the
> line wrappings. Please send me the contents of ``tox.ini`` and
> the full output log (from redirecting output) both as attachments.
Here's the console output of 'tox -e py27 -vv':
Here's the tox log directory:
(it only has a log of a successful virtualenv creation, it doesn't say
why it failed to install mock)
I've a gut feeling that this is not tox's fault per se, but the unclear
error reporting is something that tox should improve.
BTW here's a curious fact: if I launch a command prompt manually and
run 'tox' in that directory, tox works! [*] It fails only when I run it
from Jenkins. [+]
[*] as in "runs tests", which fail, because Windows, but also tox
emits some interesting complaints I don't quite understand --
WARNING:test command found but not installed in testenv
Maybe forgot to specify a dependency?
[+] I think the difference might be that my ~/.bashrc adds
c:/python27/scripts to $PATH, so when I run tox in Git Bash
> Also you might try a new candidate:
> pip install -i https://devpi.net/hpk/dev/ "tox>=1.7.0.dev1"
"Could not find any downloads that satisfy" blah blah. Probably pip 1.5
really really doesn't like installing stuff from not-PyPI, and I just
need to specify some magic option.
"Nobody will ever need more than 640k RAM!"
-- Bill Gates, 1981
"Windows 95 needs at least 8 MB RAM."
-- Bill Gates, 1996
"Nobody will ever need Windows 95."
-- logical conclusion
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