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Re: py-test and 27

On Sat, Dec 26, 2020 at 09:29:31AM -0500, Greg Troxel wrote:
> I am trying to build/test bup (for a release that hasn't happened, won't
> be in Q4), and it now needs py-test.  bup supports 27 and now, just
> about safely, 3x, but I 'd like to be able to test 27.
> However py-test has been upgraded to a version that doesn't support 27.
> This seems surprising for what seems like a foundational tool in the
> python world.
> I'm unclear on the details of how we deal with versioned dependencies,
> and probably this shouldn't happen in freeze, but I would appreciate it
> if Someone could add a 27 version of py-test once we come out.
> Or perhaps I am missing something, in which case a clue would be appreciated.

You're missing something.

Take a look at lang/python/

Include that file and before including it, set


That will add a dependency on the correct python version of py-test,
as a test dependency.

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