[IronPython] pywin32 on Iron Python?

Vernon Cole vernondcole at gmail.com
Wed Apr 29 20:31:56 CEST 2009

When we make a major effort to make IPy work with a third party
package, how shall we clue you to re-enable the tests?  An
announcement on this forum, or what?

On Wed, Apr 29, 2009 at 10:55 AM, Dave Fugate <dfugate at microsoft.com> wrote:
> The technical bar for inclusion of 3rd party tests into our checkin system is pretty simple - the test process needs to emit a non-zero exit code when it fails.  When some portion of a test fails under IronPython for whatever reason, we simply disable that portion.  For example, we run around 200 CPython 2.6 test_*.py files for every IronPython checkin with roughly a thousand individual test cases in these modules disabled.  With this in mind, it likely doesn't matter that most of Django's test suite does not pass => we can disable the broken stuff.
> As for inclusion of commit messages in the CodePlex source synchs, we'll look into this.  It's a bit challenging as sometimes we work on getting IronPython running against/with the latest unannounced Microsoft technology (e.g., we had IronPython running under Silverlight months before Silverlight was publically announced) and this is often reflected in our checkin comments.
> Thanks,
> Dave

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