[TIP] How do I run the same test on many different classes?
andrew at bemusement.org
Sun Dec 13 15:50:12 PST 2009
Matthew Wilson wrote:
> I wrote a single unittest.TestCase class that tests for all the
> features I care about. Pretend that the TestCase subclass is called
> TestTask and the class I want to make will be named Task.
> I have several ideas about how to build this class and I want to use
> the TestTask class as a pass-fail filter. Pretend I'll name each idea
> Task1, Task2, Task3, etc.
> Then I want to pass Task1, Task2, etc into unittest.TestCase so it
> would run the tests on an instance of that class.
We do something similar in bzrlib. https://launchpad.net/testscenarios is a
library that supports this without needing to install all of bzrlib.
The README explains how to use it:
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