Running the unit tests

tox is used to run the unit tests:


Releasing a new version

Below are the different steps to follow before releasing a new version:

  • Run all tests and be sure they all pass.

  • Update the version field in setup.cfg.

  • Update the requirements in setup.cfg if needed.

  • Update the package’s metadata (description, classifiers, etc.) in setup.cfg if needed.

  • Update README.rst if needed.

  • Update the documentation if needed and make sure it compiles well (cd ./docs && make html).

  • Update the copyright year in docs/ if needed.

  • Add the corresponding release note to

After having pushed the new release:

  • Create the corresponding release note on GitHub.