[Python-Dev] Location of tests for packages

Éric Araujo merwok at netwok.org
Mon Jan 24 21:21:07 CET 2011

> Right now, the tests for the unittest package are under the
> package directory instead of Lib/test where we have most of the
> other tests.
> There are some other packages that do the same thing, each for
> their own reason.

The corresponding bug report is #10572 (opened by Michael Foord).

R. David Murray was +1 for moving email tests, Barry deferred to him,
Brett was +0 for importlib, and I was ±0 for distutils.  Maintainers of
ctypes, json, lib2to3 and sqlite3 haven’t yet expressed themselves.


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