On Mon, Jul 25, 2005 at 02:06:27PM +0200, Julien Anguenot wrote:
| Dominik Huber wrote:
| > Julien Anguenot wrote:
| > 
| > Hi,
| > 
| > Could someone try to launch the tests with a Zope3 checkout under
| > Windows this way ? :
| > 
| > $ python bin/test -vpu --dir src\\zope\\
[...]

| >> E:\dev\zope3_trunk>python test -vpu --dir src\\zope\\
[...]
| >> ValueError: src\\zope\\ does not exist!
| > 
| >> but...
| > 
| >> E:\dev\zope3_trunk>python test -vpu --dir src\zope\
[...]
| >> Ran 5574 tests in 106.754s
| >> OK
| 
| Is it supposed to work with the double \ ('\\') on windows ?

I wouldn't expect it to.  cmd.exe doesn't treat \ as an escape
character because CP/M chose to use \ as the path separator.

However, if the user is using bash (cygwin), then they would need to
escape the backslashes since bash does interpret it as an escape
character.

Windows C library does accept '/' as a path separator (eg fopen())
so perhaps using / with cmd.exe would work, and probably using / with
cygwin's python.exe would work.

| The error reported was different on this issue but seems to be related
| though.
| 
| http://www.zope.org/Collectors/Zope3-dev/316/

Hmm, the original report there looks like the user is using
bash and the win32 python.exe.

I think some more testing with those various combinations is needed to
verify that the original issue is really resolved.

-D

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