[TIP] Python mock library comparison
fuzzyman at voidspace.org.uk
Sat Mar 5 09:10:53 PST 2011
On 28/02/2011 01:21, Gary Bernhardt wrote:
> Over the last few days, there's been some back-and-forth as various
> mock libraries update their comparison documents. This seems like a
> precarious situation asking to go out of sync. I decided to try and
> consolidate the efforts.
> Here's what we have:
> - A GitHub project based on Michael's latest comparison document
> - A publicly reachable copy of the docs for linking
> - All examples executing as doctests (160 tests total!)
> - python-mock and pmock removed (both are unmaintained)
> - Dingus examples added
I corrected one of the mock examples. I have github / ssh problems so I
created an issue with patch instead:
As well as correcting a mock example it removes the broken links from
index.rst. I also had to add the current directory to sys.path in
conf.py in order to be able to execute the doctests on my system.
All the best,
> I also found several examples that were wrong—enough to justify the
> effort in itself. The mocker examples were also quite out of date. Now
> that the examples are doctests, life will be perfect forever!
> The notable bits live in a single comparison.rst file. Mock library
> maintainers are welcome to include that in their docs (taking on the
> burden of keeping their copy up to date) or to simply link to the
> version hosted on GitHub.
> Here's what we still need:
> - Fixes for the two failing Mox examples that are confusing me.
> They're currently marked XXX and commented out.
> - Probably some cleanup of existing examples; my brain is fried
> after the conversion to doctests.
> - Fudge and MiniMock examples (Kumar? Ian?)
> Pull requests are welcome!
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