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

Jonathan Lange jml at
Tue Oct 25 19:44:14 EDT 2005

On 25/10/05, Tommi Virtanen <tv at> wrote:
> 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.

Do you think a build-time dependency is enough to keep Trial within core?


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