[pypy-dev] Pypy frontend/ testall.py
roccomoretti at netscape.net
Tue Mar 4 03:17:25 CET 2003
"logistix" <vze55z8s at verizon.net> wrote:
>I've written a small script that'll allow you to run .py scripts via
>pypy. Ultimately, it'll incorporate all of the functionality of calling
>'python' from the command-line.
Great! I wanted something like this over the weekend. (Have you been
borrowing Guido's time machine?)
>Normally, I'd get some more work done
>before distributing it, but it is enough to run testall.py in the test
>directory, so I thought it might be of interest.
N.B. If you look at the implementation of testall.py (at least for 2.2.2)
it's just a hack which fiddles with sys.argv and then calls into
test.regrtest (I mention this because regrtest.py has different output
formating features which look much nicer than the verbose output of
>It should be noted that testall.py fails quite spectacularly, as can be
>expected at this point, and aborts execution.
That's interesting - Which platform and ObjSpace were you using?
When I tried this weekend with TrivialObjSpace under Python 2.2.2 on Win98
the results were encouraging - most of the tests passed (eventually).
One MAJOR caveat on that issue is that I had to edit regrtest.py to get it
to work. Out of the box all the tests failed miserably with "Module Not
Found Errors". regrtest.py assumes that tests are in test_???.py files in
the current package level (Lib/test, but the level is implicit). However,
when the pypy interpreter runs an import, the import runs local in the
Lib/pypy/interpreter package - no test_??? files are found.
Additionally, when testing, an "import test" opens the "test" submodule of
If you delete/rename the test directory, and edit regrtest.py such that it
does an absolute import:
Change: the_module = __import__(test, globals(), locals(), )
to: the_module = __import__("test", globals(), locals(), [test])
then testall/regrtest is happy.
(No, I don't think this is a long-term solution to the problem ...)
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