[Distutils] "test_suite must be a list" ??
zooko at zooko.com
Fri Aug 29 18:12:14 CEST 2008
I got a report from a user that he couldn't install my software
because he got the error message "test_suite must be a list".
However, the version of setuptools that I have here asserts that
test_suite must be a string.
He showed me that he has setuptools 0.6c8 installed.
Googling for "test_suite must be a list" suggests that maybe the
Elisa project released a setuptools plugin to do something for unit
tests which made that assertion.
I asked the user if he had installed any Elisa packages and he
For the moment, I commented-out the test_suite argument from my call
to setup() and uploaded an interim version of my software which
doesn't run its tests when you tell it "./setup.py test". This is an
Does anyone else have any knowledge of this problem?
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