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tjreedy at udel

Apr 9, 2012, 10:34 AM


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Re: [Python-checkins] cpython: #14533: if a test has no test_main, use loadTestsFromModule.

On 4/9/2012 9:13 AM, r.david.murray wrote:
> http://hg.python.org/cpython/rev/eff551437abd
> changeset: 76176:eff551437abd
> user: R David Murray<rdmurray [at] bitdance>
> date: Mon Apr 09 08:55:42 2012 -0400
> summary:
> #14533: if a test has no test_main, use loadTestsFromModule.
>
> This moves us further in the direction of using normal unittest facilities
> instead of specialized regrtest ones. Any test module that can be correctly
> run currently using 'python unittest -m test.test_xxx' can now be converted to
> use normal unittest test loading by simply deleting its test_main, thus no
> longer requiring manual maintenance of the list of tests to run.
...
> + if __name__ == '__main__':
> + unittest.main()
>
> - if __name__ == '__main__':
> - test_main()

Being on Windows, I sometimes run single tests interactively with

from test import test_xxx as t; t.test_main()

Should t.unittest.main(t.__name__) work as well?
Should this always work even if there is still a test_main?

tjr
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Re: [Python-checkins] cpython: #14533: if a test has no test_main, use loadTestsFromModule. tjreedy at udel Apr 9, 2012, 10:34 AM
    Re: [Python-checkins] cpython: #14533: if a test has no test_main, use loadTestsFromModule. anacrolix at gmail Apr 9, 2012, 12:11 PM
    Re: [Python-checkins] cpython: #14533: if a test has no test_main, use loadTestsFromModule. rdmurray at bitdance Apr 9, 2012, 12:57 PM
        Re: [Python-checkins] cpython: #14533: if a test has no test_main, use loadTestsFromModule. tjreedy at udel Apr 9, 2012, 4:38 PM

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