[Grok-dev] Re: Grokking testcases

Martijn Faassen faassen at startifact.com
Mon Jun 25 07:20:42 EDT 2007

Jan-Wijbrand Kolman wrote:
> One of Grok's current limitations, is that, when a package is grokked,
> all of its tests are grokkked as well. Like in my case currently,
> where I have a test fixture module that registers global utilities
> that I'd like to test. These global utilities are thus also available
> when I run my zope instance...
> Would it be an idea to skip tests and ftests directories by default
> when grokking? I know work is underway (i.e. Martian) to make what is
> grokked and when much more flexible, but I wonder if skipping the test
> directries would at least be a quick fix/workaround for *now*?
> What do you think?

I think the grokking procedure should skip any sub-modules or packages 
called tests or ftests. I'd be fine with code being added now that helps 

The tests that will be added to check whether this works properly should 
then also be helpful when integrating this functionality into martian.



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