[TIP] Result protocol / problems being solved

Michael Foord fuzzyman at voidspace.org.uk
Tue Apr 14 04:09:25 PDT 2009

Robert Collins wrote:
> [snip...]
>>>> After that I would like to turn unittest and its tests into a package. 
>>>> I'm hoping to do all of this in time to get it into 2.7.
>>> I'd like to cleanup the skip support somewhat, the classsuiteclass thing
>>> is odd - do you (or anyone here) know what the motivation behind it is?
>>> AFAICT it is just to report 'a skipped module' as one skip rather than
>>> one-per-test (which is IMO a misfeature, as test totals won't add up
>>> properly then).
>> The skipped stuff was added before I got involved and I don't recall 
>> much discussion on the feature. A tracker item will probably help here.
> http://bugs.python.org/issue1034053 was the tracker item for the patch;
> there isn't much disucssion about ClassTestSuite. Should I file a new
> item?

As that patch has already been applied and the issue closed I would 
create a new one and then link to it in a comment on the old one.



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