On Sep 12, 2014, at 12:48 PM, Chris Dent <chd...@redhat.com> wrote: > On Fri, 12 Sep 2014, Doug Hellmann wrote: > >> We could use a git hook (see my earlier message in this thread) or we >> could add a command to tox to remove them before starting the tests. >> Neither of those solutions would affect the runtime behavior in a way >> that makes our dev environments fundamentally different from a >> devstack or production deployment. > > For reference, I've always been in the habit of managing automated > tasks in code checkouts with a Makefile that has targets with > depencies: e.g 'make test' will always do the 'clean' target and > 'clean' does something like find . -name "*.pyc" ... > > My stumble into openstack to find tox being the one _visible_ source > of automation was quite a shock. Things like git hooks do not count > as visible, despite being useful. > > The idea being that the systems we work with as developers need to > be both discoverable and introspectable. Or to be clear: > transparent. > > tox, in general, is vaguely magical, and it would be a shame to add > some more. Yes, the pyc thing screwing with your stuff is bad and > bit me hard a few times but once I knew what it was what I really > wanted was a quick (and centrally approved) way to do 'make clean'. > > I guess tox -eclean or something would be the same but it feels > wrong somehow.
I wasn’t clear. I’m proposing that we add a call to “rm” before our command to execute the tests. The command to cleanly run the tests would still be “tox -e py27” or whatever you’re using now. The cleanup step would be transparent, just as the “clean” target is in your “make test” example. Doug _______________________________________________ OpenStack-dev mailing list OpenStackemail@example.com http://lists.openstack.org/cgi-bin/mailman/listinfo/openstack-dev