[TIP] Coming changes to unittest2 plugins
fuzzyman at voidspace.org.uk
Mon Sep 27 10:04:23 PDT 2010
On 27/09/2010 17:51, Eric Smith wrote:
> [Apologies if you see this (or variations on it) more than once, I'm
> having connectivity issues and I'm not sure what's been sent]
>> On 03:57 pm, olemis at gmail.com wrote:
>>> On Mon, Sep 27, 2010 at 11:38 AM, Michael Foord
>>> <michael at voidspace.org.uk> wrote:
>>>> On 27/09/2010 16:36, holger krekel wrote:
>>>>> Hi Tarek, Michael,
>>>>> On Mon, Sep 27, 2010 at 16:47 +0200, Tarek Ziadé wrote:
>>>>>> On Mon, Sep 27, 2010 at 4:33 PM, Michael
>>>>>> Foord<michael at voidspace.org.uk>
>>>>> The advantage of this notation is that it's explicit and clear what
>>>>> is the module part and what is the object ...
>>>> Isn't the last part always the object? Or am I missing something...
>>> Migh not always be so
>>> class MyClass
>>> def method1
>>> class InnerClass
>>> def method2
>>> In this case AFAICR
>>> PS: IMO both sides have some good reasons to choose any alternative
>>> (uniformity vs explicitness ...)
>> But this difference doesn't matter. If someone wants to specify a
>> method of an inner class to be used as a plugin - great! As far as I
>> can tell, unittest2 doesn't care. The : doesn't add anything.
> It's not exactly the same, but I'm using setuptools scripts which have
> entry points defined as "a.b.c:d.e". "a.b.c" is a module, "d" is a class,
> "e" is a classmethod.
> The code generated by zc.recipe.egg looks like:
> import a.b.c
> If you don't know where the module name stops, I don't see how you'd
> generate this code.
Well, you call a function that finds it instead:
e = getObjectFromName('a.b.c.d.e')
Which is exactly how unittest2 will do it. (Using
All the best,
> Again, this might not be the same case as with unittest2 plugins, but I
> don't see how you can get rid of colons in the general case in d2.
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