Document testing process better #52

ipython opened this Issue May 10, 2010 · 1 comment


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Original Launchpad bug 507078:
Reported by: fdo.perez (Fernando Perez).

Explain better how to test an uninstalled IPython (via pythonpath manipulations).

If possible, make the package testable in-place before installation, that would be ideal. If not, explain better.

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A while ago we realized that making an un-installed ipython testable caused more trouble than was worth it. It requires horrible hacks and those are very brittle, so we might as well not allow it, period.


@fperez fperez closed this Mar 23, 2011
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