[TIP] unittest hook in addition to setUp and tearDown

Robert Collins robertc at robertcollins.net
Wed Nov 9 13:40:48 PST 2016

So, two things.

a) Don't use tearDown at all - its not guaranteed to run; use addCleanup.
b) You can include assertions in cleanups, and they will fail the test
when they file - but the other cleans will still run in FILO order.


On 10 November 2016 at 06:38, Dana Scott <danawscott0 at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hello,
> Is there a way to add a hook to a unittest.TestCase that would run after or
> during each test method, before tearDown, and affect the result? That is,
> I'd like it to contain an assert method that determines whether it passes or
> fails.
> Thanks,
> Dana
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