[Baypiggies] python based test automation framework

Keith Dart keith at dartworks.biz
Mon May 18 07:56:03 CEST 2009

On Wed, 13 May 2009 10:04:07 -0700
Ravi Kondamuru <ravikondamuru at gmail.com> wrote:

> Yes! I can use a virtual machine.

In case anyone else is interested, a Python 2.6 developer environment
virtual machine is now available. It is based on Gentoo Linux, so it is
also a pretty good starting point for a Gentoo Linux system.

Linux 2.6.28
libc 2.9
gcc 4.3.3
Python 2.6.2
Subversion 1.6.2

Plus a whole bunch of Python packages already installed.

There are two forms, a native VMware tarball, and an OVF.

Available here:


OVF path is:


BTW, the files are huge so it's best to download in a place with
broadband Internet access. Home users might take 10 to 20 hours to

An interesting bonus is the Linux kernel supports VMware VMI
(paravirtualization) and runs pretty fast on my system.


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