[TIP] Guidelines for where to put tests & how to package them
fuzzyman at voidspace.org.uk
Mon Mar 1 08:36:26 PST 2010
On 01/03/2010 16:14, P.J. Eby wrote:
> At 01:37 PM 3/1/2010 +0000, Michael Foord wrote:
>> On 01/03/2010 13:32, Olemis Lang wrote:
>>> On Sat, Feb 27, 2010 at 2:33 PM, Michael Foord
>>> <fuzzyman at voidspace.org.uk> wrote:
>>>> On 27/02/2010 19:22, C. Titus Brown wrote:
>>>> Olemis was confused as to what setuptools did - it does not support a
>>>> callable for the test_suite argument.
>>> I was terribly wrong about `suite` and `unittest`, yes, however if
>>> there's something wrong with the following snippet
>> According to the setuptools documentation the test_suite argument
>> *can* be a callable. So you were right about that and Phillip was wrong!
> I never said it couldn't be a callable. Olemis was asking for a
> *parameterized* callable, for *test_runner* -- not test_suite.
> Entirely different kettle of fish.
> The test_suite argument supports whatever the unittest command line
> does, and that includes methods, modules, classes, and arbitrary
No he was asking about, and your reply was about, test_suite - although
the *specific* issue of whether it could be a callable wasn't addresses.
> No. test_suite is to be an object recognized by the test_loader as
> convertible to a unittest TestSuite. For example, a module, TestCase
> subclass, etc.
However it turns out that unittest.main() *does* allow you to specify a
callable, which I didn't think was the case. That does put a different
slant on things.
All the best,
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