[TIP] excluding test modules based on python version

Florian Bruhin me at the-compiler.org
Fri Jul 21 00:07:51 PDT 2017


On Fri, Jul 21, 2017 at 07:38:25AM +0100, Chris Withers wrote:
> I'd like to write some tests for a package that I maintain using some Python
> 3 - only syntax, type annotations in this case.
> How can I tell pytest or nose to ignore that file, but only when running
> under Python 2?

With pytest, put something like this in your conftest.py:

    import sys
    def pytest_ignore_collect(path):
        if path.basename == 'test_py3.py' and sys.version_info[0] != 3:
            return True

related docs:

As for nose, even the nose docs recommend not using nose anymore ;)


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