[Python-Dev] [Python-checkins] r86965 - python/branches/py3k/Lib/test/__main__.py

Michael Foord fuzzyman at voidspace.org.uk
Fri Dec 3 11:56:21 CET 2010

On 03/12/2010 10:53, Nick Coghlan wrote:
> On Fri, Dec 3, 2010 at 8:42 PM, michael.foord
> <python-checkins at python.org>  wrote:
>> +# When tests are run from the Python build directory, it is best practice
>> +# to keep the test files in a subfolder.  It eases the cleanup of leftover
>> +# files using command "make distclean".
>> +if sysconfig.is_python_build():
>> +    TEMPDIR = os.path.join(sysconfig.get_config_var('srcdir'), 'build')
>> +    TEMPDIR = os.path.abspath(TEMPDIR)
>> +    if not os.path.exists(TEMPDIR):
>> +        os.mkdir(TEMPDIR)
>> +    regrtest.TEMPDIR = TEMPDIR
> If syconfig.is_python_build() returns False...
>> +# Define a writable temp dir that will be used as cwd while running
>> +# the tests. The name of the dir includes the pid to allow parallel
>> +# testing (see the -j option).
>> +TESTCWD = 'test_python_{}'.format(os.getpid())
>> +
>> +TESTCWD = os.path.join(TEMPDIR, TESTCWD)
> ... this line is going to blow up with a NameError.
> I would suggest putting this common setup code into a _make_test_dir()
> helper function in regrtest, then have both regrtest and test.__main__
> call it.

Ok, good suggestion. Thanks


> Cheers,
> Nick.



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