Command line driven CI frontend and development task automation tool
At its core tox provides a convenient way to run arbitrary commands in isolated environments to serve as a single entry point for build, test and release activities.
tox is mainly used as a command line tool and needs a
tox.ini or a
tool.tox section in
To test a simple project that has some tests, here is an example with a
tox.ini in the root of the project:
[tox] envlist = py37,py38 [testenv] deps = pytest commands = pytest
$ tox [lots of output from what tox does] [lots of output from commands that were run] __________________ summary _________________ py37: commands succeeded py38: commands succeeded congratulations :)
tox created two
testenvs - one based on Python 3.7 and one based on Python 3.8, it installed pytest in them and ran
the tests. The report at the end summarizes which
testenvs have failed and which have succeeded.
tox creates virtual environments for all configured so-called
testenvs, it then installs the project and other
necessary dependencies and runs the configured set of commands. See
system overview for more details.
Documentation for tox can be found at Read The Docs.
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