[Chandler-dev] New test running tool: rt.py

Mike Taylor bear at code-bear.com
Mon Apr 2 21:34:22 PDT 2007


On Apr 2, 2007 PJE wrote:

> >The reason we set rt.py to use the system python is so that the test
> >running tool is not using the code that it is testing (and to not 
> have to
> >have two copies of Chandler Python installed.)
>
> I don't understand.  Why would two copies of Python be necessary to run
> Python in a subprocess?

It's not of course - what I'm referring to is that you should not be 
using the same binary to run the test runner as you are testing.  It's 
probably a QA/Build quirk that few others would even worry about.

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