[Distutils] [buildout] where does the demo egg come from in tests?

Chris Withers chris at simplistix.co.uk
Tue Aug 12 21:14:30 CEST 2008

Maurits van Rees wrote:
> If I have followed the code trail correctly:
> - zc/recipe/egg/tests.py has a setUp(test) function.
> - This calls 'zc.buildout.tests.easy_install_SetUp(test)'.
> - That function calls create_sample_eggs from that same tests.py file
>   in zc.buildout.
> - And that method creates some eggs on the fly.

Indeed, the code is in here:


search for "def create_sample_eggs".

As far as documentation goes, that's about as unhelpful and opaque as it 
gets :-(

Why on earth is this stuff obfuscated in this way?


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