[TIP] RFC: Add TestResult.done()

Olemis Lang olemis at gmail.com
Wed Apr 8 06:33:17 PDT 2009

On Wed, Apr 8, 2009 at 8:07 AM, Robert Collins
<robertc at robertcollins.net> wrote:
> JML's testtools has a TestResult subclass with a done() method. The
> reason for this method is to allow doing things after the last test has
> run. While a result can infer 'first test' it can't infer 'last test'
> without ugliness like __del__.
> Some uses for this are:
>  - reporting summary data
>  - closing external resources like log files, sockets to remote machines
> etc
>  - <your idea here>

- commiting test results to a RDBMS if considering storing test
results in a single transaction (all or nothing ;)

> This can be added quite safely I think - check for the attribute, and if
> present call it.

I give a big +0.75 for this ... :)

However I find out that TestResult has the following methods

>>> dir(unittest.TestResult)
['startTest', 'stop', 'stopTest', 'wasSuccessful', ...]

Isn't it enough ?



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