[Zope3-Users] Re: [Zope-dev] testing a meta-egg
agroszer at gmail.com
Fri Apr 4 10:09:58 EDT 2008
Sounded like a good idea at first, but now you opened my eyes.
I guess I'll stick with the manually added eggs for the tests.
Friday, April 4, 2008, 3:08:27 PM, you wrote:
JF> I wouldn't want anyone doing this who wasn't willing to spend the time
JF> becoming fairly familiar with the setuptools APIs. The full set of
JF> packages uses is described by the working set, which is available (or
JF> obtainable) to the recipe. To include tests of all dependencies, you
JF> would include each of the locations from the working set as test
JF> directories for the test t runner, being careful to avoid system
JF> packages -- unless you want to test all system packages on which you
JF> depend too. Even then, you could get into trouble, as individual
JF> package tests might not be runnable without additional facilities you
JF> don't have. For example, some packages might have test dependencies
JF> that you haven't included. There is no standard way of specifying
JF> test dependencies for installed distributions.
JF> In general, I find implicitly including packages for testing is
JF> fraught with peril.
Adam GROSZER mailto:agroszer at gmail.com
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