[TIP] Test Parameterization with unittest
fuzzyman at voidspace.org.uk
Mon May 11 13:10:35 PDT 2009
Douglas Philips wrote:
> On 2009 May 11, at 12:33 PM, Michael Foord wrote:
>> Currently trying to write tests for test discovery.
> What I did to get my current itch scratched was have a new method
> prefix: "make_tests" - the unit test framework runs that and expects
> it to return a sequence of TestCase instances to be run. It was the
> simplest change I could make to get creating dynamic tests. You can
> check the archives for details.
I can't find it in the archives I'm afraid - looong thread spread across
two months archives.
When are make_tests prefixed methods called and by whom? (Are they
static method or instance methods?)
One of the problems with unittest is that a test could be run by
TestRunner.run, TestCase.run or TestSuite.run. I understand that
creating test methods at class creation time may be too early for some
use cases, but it does support all the ways that tests can be run.
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