[Twisted-Python] Thoughts about testing

Jonathan Lange jml at mumak.net
Wed Oct 26 22:10:31 EDT 2005

On 27/10/05, James Y Knight <foom at fuhm.net> wrote:
> On Oct 26, 2005, at 8:38 PM, Jonathan Lange wrote:
> >> 3. Tests execute in predictable order.
> >>
> >
> > Trial *ought* to execute tests in a predictable order.  If it doesn't,
> > please file a bug on http://www.twistedmatrix.com/bugs/, assign it to
> > 'jml' with topic 'trial'.  (Also, please include repro)
> >
> It does, it just doesn't execute them in *source* order, which is
> sometimes annoying. I've groused about this before...I generally
> write tests in order from simple->complex as well, and python happily
> throws that order out before trial even gets a chance to see it.

Is this annoying only because it's more pleasing to see the tests run
in written order, or for some other reason?


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