[TIP] testing-in-python Digest, Vol 40, Issue 15

John Minne john.minne at gmail.com
Sat May 29 14:28:38 PDT 2010


This is more of nose specific question that is probably more appropriate at
http://groups.google.com/group/nose-users.

Anyway, I think what you want is the testconfig plugin.
http://pypi.python.org/pypi/nose-testconfig/

-John

512-791-3457
john at minne.org


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> Hi,
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> I'm looking for a way when running nosetests to override the values in
> the config file using command line arguments. After digging in the
> docs, and looking at nosetests --help, I couldn't find anything
> obvious discussing this.
>
> I have a setup.cfg which contains the following:
>
> [nosetests]
> tests = tests
>
> This causes nose to find all my tests, which is great most of the
> time, but annoying when I want to specify a subdirectory or an
> individual test module. For example, when I run the command "nosetests
> tests/somedir", nose runs all the tests, not just the ones under
> tests/somedir.
>
> Is there any command line flag to override this (other than '-c' to
> specify a different config file)?
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> Thanks, and sorry if I missed something in the docs somewhere.
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