[Python-Dev] bsddb3 imported

Barry A. Warsaw barry@python.org
Tue, 19 Nov 2002 09:32:06 -0500

>>>>> "MvL" == Martin v Loewis <martin@v.loewis.de> writes:

    >> MvL> Barry wants the test suite to be incorporated also, this
    >> will MvL> happen after we decide on the specifics.
    >> The pybsddb test suite is too thorough to just throw away.  I
    >> was thinking we'd incorporate it, but run it only with a
    >> regrtest -u option.

    MvL> That sounds find. The other question is how to technically
    MvL> incorporate the tests. They currently live in 14 files, plus
    MvL> test_all, plus unittest. How am I supposed to arrange them
    MvL> into the Python CVS? Make a single file? Make a subdirectory? 
    MvL> If so, how will regrtest.py find them? Put them all along
    MvL> with the other tests?

Off the top of my head (because I have to run in a moment), create a
test/ subdir inside Lib/bsddb and drop the tests there.  Hack
Lib/test/test_bsddb.py to run Lib/bsddb/test/testall.py when -u bsddb
is given.

I do something similar (w/o the -u) for the email pkg tests.