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Bug 671480 (no-tox-dep) - [TRACKER] packages wrongly depending on dev-python/tox
Summary: [TRACKER] packages wrongly depending on dev-python/tox
Status: CONFIRMED
Alias: no-tox-dep
Product: Gentoo Linux
Classification: Unclassified
Component: Current packages (show other bugs)
Hardware: All Linux
: Normal normal (vote)
Assignee: Python Gentoo Team
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Depends on: 671482 671484 672746 685012
Blocks: metatracker
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Reported: 2018-11-19 01:36 UTC by Virgil Dupras
Modified: 2019-07-05 19:19 UTC (History)
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Description Virgil Dupras gentoo-dev 2018-11-19 01:36:25 UTC
Although many python packages use tox for testing, we shouldn't use tox in the context of Gentoo testing[1] (and by the way, we shouldn't run coverage or flake8 either!).

This tracks packages wrongly depending on dev-python/tox for testing.

If your package depends on tox but don't ever call "tox" in the ebuild, then you can probably just remove the dependency.

If it calls tox (sometimes wrapped in a Makefile), then you should look in upstream's "tox.ini" file and run a command similar to the command described in there, and then remove dependency on tox.

[1]: https://wiki.gentoo.org/wiki/Project:Python/Tests#Do_not_ever_use_tox.21