[TIP] TestCase.debug doesn't run tearDown in the event of an error?

Chris Withers chris at simplistix.co.uk
Wed Jul 28 07:04:24 PDT 2010

Michael Foord wrote:
> test = TheTestCase('methodName')
> try:
>     test.debug()
> except Exception:
>     test.tearDown()
>     raise
> A bit ungainly, sorry. I'm not really a fan of the debug method *anyway* 
> but calling the tearDown on fail / exception would be a big semantic 
> change.

Indeed, that's what we're doing. I would prefer us to be doing something 
more elegant.

So, I'm looking for methods other than debug, especially if you're not a 
fan ;-)


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