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

Andi Vajda vajda at osafoundation.org
Mon Apr 2 21:49:49 PDT 2007


On Mon, 2 Apr 2007, Heikki Toivonen wrote:

> Some reasons I have for preferring ./tools/rt.py to run system python:
>
> * tools should not depend on Chandler unless they have to
> * In case Chandler is so borked that python won't run properly I want rt
> still to function (tbox will rely on this) - think about case where
> chandler python hangs on startup
> * I want rt.py to run fast, using python release bits - which would not
> work if you did make install DEBUG=1
> * I don't think you can put Chandler python on the bang line in
> $CHANDLERBIN/(debug|release)/RunChandler(.bat) format
>

We should have only one way of running rt.pt and that is: rp rt.py
Requiring a second python is frivolous, especially on Windows.

Andi..



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