On 04/07/2016 10:12 PM, Niranjan wrote:
> Petr Viktorin wrote:
>> On 04/06/2016 10:55 AM, Niranjan wrote:
>>> Greetings,
>>> For https://fedorahosted.org/python-pytest-multihost/ticket/6 , i have 
>>> proposed
>>> a patch, I think this patch is more of a workaround , than a solution. I 
>>> would
>>> like to get more inputs on how to use pytest-multihost to execute commands 
>>> on Windows. The method i am using requires cygwin with openssh/bash to be
>>> installed. 
>> Wow. I'm surprised the only problem on Windows is the "set -e".
>> Regarding the patch:
>> - Why is get_winhost_class needed? I don't see it called anywhere.
>> - Similarly, why is host_type needed? Your patch only sets it.
>> If run_command of WinHost and Unix hosts are this similar, I would put
>> the 'set -e\n' for Unix (and an empty string for Windows) in a class
>> attribute named e.g. "command_prelude", use it in run_command, and move
>> run_command from Host to BaseHost.
>> Would that work, or am I missing something?
> yes, that would work.

OK. Can you write a patch?

> But there are few more suggestions, right now
> test_dir is global and for windows test_dir should be set to
> ~/$ssh_username/username. So can that also be set ?

Yes. Add a configuration option to Host (in __init__, from_dict and
to_dict), and take the global default if not used.

Then you can let Windows hosts default to either a hard-coded path, or
to a new global config option like "windows_test_dir".

Petr Viktorin

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