separate trial release (was Re: [Twisted-Python] Twisted Jabber

Tommi Virtanen tv at
Tue Oct 25 06:41:40 EDT 2005

Marcin Kasperski wrote:
>> However, a point in JP's favor: there are source files distributed
>> with core (twisted/test/*) that *import* code from Trial.  Test cases
>> seem to be, in every sense, a bit of a gnarly special case.
> testcases are not necessary for production installation, just as
> technical docs are. In fact testcases, trial, docs etc are
> developer-environment tools, not production-environment tools.

I consider running unit tests an essential part of the build process.
Thus, in my eyes twisted-core has a build-time dependency on trial, even
if it doesn't have a runtime dependency.

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