[TIP] tox environment separation docs

David Stanek dstanek at dstanek.com
Thu Sep 1 11:07:57 PDT 2016

I don't know of any official docs, but I think that tox just doesn't
change the working directory. That way commands that tox runs will run
correctly. You should be able to find out what virtualenv you are in and
change the file that you are trying to open.

On Mon, Aug 15 at 10:21 +0300, anatoly techtonik wrote:
> Hi,
> Where are the docs or spec that describe how tox
> separates working directory and its virtualenv?
> https://testrun.org/tox/latest/#what-is-tox
> When I redirect output to file in this PR [1], the file
> is created in my project root and not in virtualenv
> working directory. So I'd like to read some spec to
> understand what this working directory should be.
> 1. https://bitbucket.org/hpk42/tox/pull-requests/206/support-piping-command-output-to-file/diff
> -- 
> anatoly t.
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