Problems with python on macos

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Rikard N

12 Oct, 2020 12:20 PM


First: Thanks for a great product!

I am trying to test a python package ( on both Windows and MacOS using appveyor. Since I am using tox I could use your tox example to very easily get it to work for Windows. But for MacOS I am struggling.

  1. tox couldn't be installed. I had to first separately install the tornado and nose packages.
  2. Permission denied to simply do pip install. I had to append --user
  3. Installed bin scripts (like tox itself) wasn't in path so I had to explicitly set the PATH
  4. It still doesn't work. For the py36 environment it cannot find the python3.6 interpreter and for the py37 environment it cannot find pytest which should get installed by tox.

Check the 1.0.14 build here:

Here is the appveyor.yml used for the 1.0.14 build

- macos
- Visual Studio 2019

  - TOXENV: py36
  - TOXENV: py37
  - TOXENV: py38

build: off

- sh: export PATH=/Users/appveyor/Library/Python/3.7/bin:$PATH
- sh: pip3 install tornado nose --user
- sh: pip3 install tox --user
- cmd: pip install tox

- tox

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