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Re: Requiring python sqlite3 module for devs

From: Julian Foad <julianfoad_at_btopenworld.com>
Date: Wed, 30 Sep 2009 16:43:18 +0100

On Wed, 2009-09-30, Hyrum K. Wright wrote:
> We currently have a couple of tests which conditionally run if the
> sqlite3 python module is found. As we move more working copy stuff
> into sqlite, the number of tests that will be needed to be skipped
> will increase, and the transparency of *why* they need to be skipped
> will decrease. For this reason, I'd like to propose that we require
> the python sqlite3 module be installed when running the tests.
>
> The sqlite3 modules ships as part of Python 2.5, but we only require
> Python 2.4. Most distributions which currently ship Python 2.4 either
> ship the sqlite3 module, or provide a way to trivially install it.
> For Windows users using Python 2.4 (such as the buildbot), binaries
> can be obtained from [1].
>
> Any objections to requiring the python sqlite3 module for running tests?

+1. Sounds like a fair requirement from 1.7 onwards, and for a good
reason.

- Julian

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