[Zope3-Users] using zope.testing's testrunner outside of zope

Chris Withers chris at simplistix.co.uk
Mon Feb 4 04:10:55 EST 2008

Stephan Richter wrote:
> On Friday 01 February 2008, Chris Withers wrote:
>> Stephan Richter wrote:
>>> If you use buildout, there is a recipe for creating a test runner. See
>>> http://svn.zope.org/zope.kgs/trunk/?rev=83325
>>> for a good example.
>> Where's the actual test runner or test runner creater?
> [test]
> recipe = zc.recipe.testrunner
> eggs = zope.kgs [test]

Ah, okay, so what actually is zc.recipe.testrunner?
I thought the testrunner was in zope.testing.testrunner...

I feel like I'm missing a lot here, is there documentation I can read to 
catch up on this?

>>>> Also, what's the best way to indicate in setup.py that my package needs
>>>> zope.testing for the tests?
>>> There is a "test" option, where you can list all packages that should be
>>> installed for testing. See
>>> http://svn.zope.org/zope.component/trunk/setup.py?rev=81358&view=auto
>> What's the difference between tests_require and extras_require['test']?
> "tests_require" contains a list of test dependencies that setuptools uses for 
> its integrated test support. Unfortunately, this lsit is not exposed, so 
> buildout cannot use it. So instead, we use "extras_require['test']" to 
> provide that same list.

Ah, okay... so I only need to worry about extras_require if I want to 
support buildout?



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