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

Jim Fulton jim at zope.com
Mon Apr 7 07:12:15 EDT 2008

On Apr 7, 2008, at 2:15 AM, Christian Zagrodnick wrote:
> On 2008-04-04 14:22:06 +0200, Jim Fulton <jim at zope.com> said:
>> 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.
> It might be better to just provide a variable containing all the  
> dependent eggs like ${test:dependent-eggs}. You could do what ever  
> you want then.

How would that help?


Jim Fulton
Zope Corporation

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