[TIP] hasattr and Mock
jjacocks at cars.com
Thu Aug 25 14:28:25 PDT 2011
Great info, thank you!
On Aug 25, 2011, at 10:58 AM, Michael Foord wrote:
> On 25/08/2011 18:26, Jacocks, Jeremy wrote:
>> This may be a known issue, but is there a good workaround to hasattr always returning true for a mocked object?
>> Any links or documentation on the subject would be helpful,
> An example:
>>>> from mock import Mock
>>>> m = Mock(spec=['foo'])
>>>> hasattr(m, 'bar')
> spec can also be an object (like a class), in which case the list of
> allowed members is taken from the dir of the object you pass in.
> You can get this behaviour automatically with patch if you do:
> with patch('foo.bar.baz', spec=True):
> The created mock will have the spec of the object it is replacing.
> All the best,
> Michael Foord
>> Thank you!
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