[Zope3-Users] Re: [Zope-dev] testing a meta-egg

Jim Fulton jim at zope.com
Fri Apr 4 08:22:06 EDT 2008

On Apr 4, 2008, at 7:14 AM, Adam GROSZER wrote:
> Hello,
> Is there a sane way (or recipe) out there that makes testing a
> meta-eggs easier?
> As I see now, I'll need to enter all dependent eggs as:
> [test]
> recipe = zc.recipe.testrunner
> eggs = my-meta-egg [test]
>       dep-egg-1 [test]
>       dep-egg-2 [test]
>       ...
>       zope.interface [??test??]
> Seems like buildout "knows" which eggs should be there.
> This would be needed for a pre-installation test on the target system.
> We need to make sure that all tests pass before going into production.
> Any help is appreciated.

IMO, testing the dependent eggs isn't desirable, however, I don't  
object to providing an option to do it.


Jim Fulton
Zope Corporation

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