[Distutils] setuptools "tests" sprint today

Marius Gedminas marius at pov.lt
Thu Jun 26 22:54:16 CEST 2008

On Thu, Jun 26, 2008 at 11:45:12PM +0300, Marius Gedminas wrote:
> > >It is a copy of the current setuptools trunk, you can get it with bzr:
> > >
> > >bzr branch lp:~tziade/setuptools-test/main
> I get
>   bzr: ERROR: Not a branch:
>   "http://bazaar.launchpad.net/~tziade/setuptools-test/main/".
> but that's probably because it's bzr 1.3.1 from Ubuntu Hardy.  I'll try
> with bzr 1.5.

Same error with bzr 1.5, but I finally found the right URL:

  bzr branch lp:~setuptools/setuptools-test/main

Now, how do I run the test suite?  I see no scripts with suggestive
names (such as test.py or runtests.py), setup.py test says there's no
such command, nosetests aborts with a mysterious TypeError deep in its

Marius Gedminas
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