[TIP] shell-like tests
Chris.Wesseling at cwi.nl
Mon Jun 17 07:36:30 PDT 2013
On 2013-06-17T11:12:58+0200, Pierre-Yves David wrote:
> On Mon, Jun 17, 2013 at 06:34:42AM +1000, Martin Pool wrote:
> > I have just extracted the 'shell-like tests' library from bzr's test
> > library. example:
> > def test_echo(self):
> > run_script(self, """
> > $ echo hello world
> > hello world
> > """)
> > This library makes it easy to write integration tests for programs with a
> > command-line interface: you just give the command and the expected output.
> > The command can be run as an in-process Python call, to let you precisely
> > control its environment through mocks etc. This style also makes it pretty
> > easy for new contributors to add tests.
> > https://github.com/sourcefrog/shellliketests
> On similar topic, the Mercurial sell-like tests tools have been extracted as "cram"
> I never tested the bzr one so I have no idea how they compare to each other.
I've been using Ian Bicking's ScriptTest library for that. And this
weekend I learned that it's what the pip project is using too.
It's on pypi.
Centrum Wiskunde & Informatica (CWI)
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