[Numpy-discussion] set_local_path in test files

Alan McIntyre alan.mcintyre@gmail....
Wed Jul 2 09:01:07 CDT 2008


On Wed, Jul 2, 2008 at 9:35 AM, Pearu Peterson <pearu@cens.ioc.ee> wrote:
> Alan McIntyre wrote:
>> Some test files have a set_local_path()/restore_path() pair at the
>> top, and some don't.  Is there any reason to be changing sys.path like
>> this in the test modules?  If not, I'll take them out when I see them.
>
> The idea behind set_local_path is that it allows running tests
> inside subpackages without the need to rebuild the entire package.

Ah, thanks; I'd forgotten about that.  I'll leave them alone, then.  I
made a note for myself to make sure it's possible to run tests locally
without doing a full build/install (where practical).


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