What breaks if I remove lib/python2.7/test/* ?

Terry Reedy tjreedy at udel.edu
Tue Apr 19 19:32:19 CEST 2011


On 4/19/2011 1:06 PM, cjblaine wrote:
> What breaks if I remove lib/python2.7/test/* ?  What purpose does it serve?

It allows you to run the test suite. Some people like to run it when 
they install. Or they may run a module test if they have a problem with 
a specific module or edit the Python code. Otherwise, delete it.

> It is 26MB for me.

11 mb on windows, which is still sizable in some contexts.

-- 
Terry Jan Reedy




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