[TIP] Asserting behaviour of exception tracebacks

Pete pfein at pobox.com
Thu Jan 31 05:14:19 PST 2008

On Thursday January 31 2008 7:35:52 am Ben Finney wrote:
> What I don't know how to do is make a simple assertion about a
> traceback object to find the exception that originally caused it, and
> compare it against the original exception object that the unit test
> rigged to happen.

IIRC, there are ways of extracting a stack frame from a traceback; you could 
then do whatever sort of poking at the stack frames.  Though as Michael 
notes, textifying sounds less hurty.

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