passenv statement should accept multi-line list #259
It would be useful to insert a large list of environment variables to 'passenv' instead of inserting a single long line.
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Original comment by @hpk42
Thanks for the PR and the discussion. I think allowing multi-line-list and splitting each non-comment line by hand would be workable. We need to check/test then that it works with factor-syntax (but i think it should). It should be backward compatible unless i am mistaken.
@stefano-m could you try this multi-line-list approach?
Original comment by @stefano-m
I second this request. I am afraid that this would break backwards compatibility though, and the
I have been (unsuccessfully) trying to modify the tox tests and code so that both styles work, i.e.
but since the configuration specifies that the passenv option should be a
Interestingly, if I change the passenv parameter to be of type
An advantage that I see in having a multi-line list is the ability to add comments. For example:
Such comments document why the variables need to be passed and help to maintain the
If someone has any pointers, I'll try and make this work.