[TIP] nose/py.test plugins (was Re: Coverage.py 3.2b1: Branch coverage])

Victoria G. Laidler laidler at stsci.edu
Wed Nov 11 09:51:31 PST 2009

Hi Holger and Jason,

Is there a write-up anywhere yet that has instructions for plugin 
authors who want to make their plugins compatible with both test systems?

Or maybe two simple-minded writeups, one to convert an existing nose 
plugin to support py.test, and the other for vice-versa?


jason pellerin wrote:
> On Wed, Nov 11, 2009 at 11:53 AM, Ned Batchelder <ned at nedbatchelder.com> wrote:
>> holger krekel wrote:
>>> Hi Ned, Vicky, all,
>>> what about a plugin that works on both nose and pytest?
>>> Rozza has done a coverage plugin for pytest here.
>>> http://github.com/rozza/py.test-plugins/blob/master/pytest_coverage.py
>>> and i am happy to help to work on a joint one.  If i see it correctly it
>>> shouldn't be hard to make a single source & setup for a nose/py.test plugin.
>> This seems like a great idea...
> Yes!
> JP
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