[Twisted-Python] Trial Test Runner

Ralph Meijer twisted at ralphm.ik.nu
Fri Nov 17 09:52:36 EST 2006

On Fri, 2006-11-17 at 15:26 +0100, Markus Schiltknecht wrote:
> Hi,
> Jean-Paul Calderone wrote:
> > It is not intended that users will subclass TrialSuite.
> Okay.
> > You can put your expensive set up code into a free function which caches
> > its result to avoid performing redundant work, then call it from whichever
> > setUp methods need it.
> You can not cache the startup of a process or of a network connection. 
> Probably unit tests are not designed for such things, but I would like 
> to use twisted as it's event based. And I want to test for events. It 
> looks like a good fit.

Maybe you test too much. In general you don't need actual network
connections to test protocols. For example, there are helpers in
twisted.test.proto_helpers for mimicking a transport.



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