Managing multiple packages

Thomas Bach thbach at
Fri Nov 23 01:22:29 CET 2012

On Tue, Nov 20, 2012 at 03:24:59PM -0600, Evan Driscoll wrote:
> Suppose I have packages A-C. In addition to being modules in the Python
> sense, they are logically distinct, probably sit in different
> repositories, etc., so there's a directory layout like
> [SNIP]
> Finally, suppose that you're changing between editing all three modules.
> How do you deal with this?

I am using virtual environments and do a

python develop

on each package. This just creates a symbolic link to the package and
all edits show up immediately.

I have not come up with a good solution for tox, yet.

Hope this helps,


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