[TIP] are the absolute paths in .coverage necessary?
ned at nedbatchelder.com
Wed Oct 12 14:31:46 PDT 2016
Chris, as far as I can tell, they do not have to be absolute. As you can
see from the sample of my rc file, you can replace an arbitrary prefix
with *, and it will work just fine. How about this:
On 10/12/16 10:59 AM, Chris Withers wrote:
> What I currently have is:
> mylib =
> tests =
> How can I remove the absolute bits of that?
> But, back to my original question: why are the paths in .coverage
> absolute in the first place? :-)
> On 12/10/2016 15:53, Ned Batchelder wrote:
>> Chris, can you show the absolute paths you are using? I have this in my
>> rc file to deal with varieties of CI:
>> source =
>> On 10/12/16 10:00 AM, Chris Withers wrote:
>>> Hi Ned,
>>> Are the absolute paths necessary in .coverage?
>>> The reason I ask is that if, for example, they were relative to the
>>> cwd, then I wouldn't need a .coveragerc with a whole bunch of paths
>>> predicated on the exact filesystem layout of my CI server.
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