[TIP] alphabetical order in testing
olemis at gmail.com
Tue Jan 19 12:35:11 PST 2010
On Tue, Jan 19, 2010 at 3:26 PM, Alfredo Deza <alfredodeza at gmail.com> wrote:
> I am aware that test methods are executed in alphabetical order.
> What would be the ideal/preferable way of dealing with methods that depend
> in the order they are being executed?
> Given that:
>> class TestFiles(unittest.TestCase):
>> def test_second_file(self):
>> """I depend on z_file"""
>> def test_z_file(self):
>> """I should run before second_file"""
> Would it be OK to alter the naming in the methods to make sure they are run
> in the order I need to? Even if the naming gets really weird like:
Very bad practice ! Dependencies between test cases can lead to
fragile tests . TCs should be as isolated as possible
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