[pypy-dev] Re: Pypy frontend/ testall.py
mwh at python.net
Mon Mar 10 14:04:13 CET 2003
Armin Rigo <arigo at tunes.org> writes:
> Hello Michael,
> On Mon, Mar 10, 2003 at 11:42:47AM +0000, Michael Hudson wrote:
>> >> Additionally, when testing, an "import test" opens the "test" submodule of
>> >> Lib/pypy/interpreter.
>> ? Shouldn't do, if $PYTHONPATH is pointing at the directory
>> containing the pypy directory.
> It does, if the current directory is pypy/interpreter (for example when you
> run python 'interactive.py').
So don't do that, run
$ PYTHONPATH=. python pypy/interperter/interactive.py
then. I can see this being tedious, though.
interactive.py could remove the cwd from sys.path, but that also might
>> > Why is there an __init__.py file in our pypy/interpreter/test/ subdirectory?
>> Because I wanted to import something from there at some point.
> Ok, but then:
>> > We will keep running again and again into this problem.
> Because then you have no way to import the standard library 'test' package
I actually realised this bit :-) It's just that if you set up your
paths the Right Way(tm) you shouldn't bump into this.
Perhaps we should do a mass test -> pypytest (or something) renaming,
(relative imports are evil, have I mentioned this lately?)
I would hereby duly point you at the website for the current pedal
powered submarine world underwater speed record, except I've lost
the URL. -- Callas, cam.misc
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