[TIP] Whence discover?

Michael Foord michael at voidspace.org.uk
Mon Nov 17 02:32:56 PST 2014

On 29/10/14 19:07, Robert Collins wrote:
> The discover package was needed for Python2.6, but I haven't
> backported the discovery improvements from cpython to it (partly
> because I forgot until now that it exists). I don't think we need two
> distinct backports of the cpython unittest code base - so I'd like to
> propose that we sunset discover and encourage people to migrate to
> using unittest2 for their backported needs.
> Thoughts?

I agree. discover existed before unittest2, and unittest2 makes it obsolete.


> -Rob

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