[TIP] Does anyone *need* mock update from cPython in Python 2.6?

Ian Cordasco graffatcolmingov at gmail.com
Fri Jul 10 07:59:30 PDT 2015

On Fri, Jul 10, 2015 at 8:27 AM, Ian Cordasco
<graffatcolmingov at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Fri, Jul 10, 2015 at 8:25 AM, Ian Cordasco
> <graffatcolmingov at gmail.com> wrote:
>> On Thu, Jul 9, 2015 at 2:51 AM, Robert Collins
>> <robertc at robertcollins.net> wrote:
>>> On 9 July 2015 at 12:18, Robert Collins <robertc at robertcollins.net> wrote:
>>>> On 9 July 2015 at 06:29, Joseph Smith <yasumoto7 at gmail.com> wrote:
>>>>> dstufft: naive question- but would you upgrade the version of mock you use?
>>>>> (especially considering python2.6 is (supposedly?) EOL)
>>>>> FWIW getting these improvements into the standalone mock package would be
>>>>> awesome- thanks for picking it up Robert!
>>>> NP :).
>>>> Its at https://github.com/testing-cabal/mock btw - i've pushed up the
>>>> 3.4 fix, next push will be all the backports, then doc fixes, then a
>>>> release.
>>> Further to that, I've just pushed 40 commits of backported joy. If
>>> folk wanted to give it a spin and see if the new stuff (like unsafe,
>>> or division, or not needing create etc etc etc) really is all that,
>>> that would be cool.
>>> Tomorrow will be cleanup, cleanup docs, change maintainer details and
>>> all that housekeeping plus a 1.1.0 release. So if there are any
>>> wishlist items, now is the time for them :)
>> I haven't had a chance to look into this but it appears that 1.1.x has
>> broken some tests
>> (http://ci.sigmavir.us/job/flake8/119/TOXENV=py27/console). You'll
>> notice that's on Python 2.7. I've restricted flake8's version of mock
>> to < 1.1.0 and it works fine. Hopefully I'll have some time to look
>> into this today.
>> Cheers,
>> Ian
> Looks like this is also affecting OpenStack:
> https://bugs.launchpad.net/neutron/+bug/1473369

These all seem to be cases of people writing tests with assert_...
that didn't exist but which mock previously ignored.

There are fixes proposed to all affected projects.

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