[Twisted-Python] Using twisted.trial with nose unittest system
abierbaum at gmail.com
Fri Feb 9 16:39:53 EST 2007
Ok, so I found a way to fix this. I now have nose running with a
twisted-based test derived from twisted.trial.unittest.TestCase.
I had to patch nose to get this to work: See:
Thanks for all the feedback. Hopefully things will just work now. :)
On 2/9/07, Allen Bierbaum <abierbaum at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 2/6/07, Jonathan Lange <jml at mumak.net> wrote:
> > On 2/7/07, Allen Bierbaum <abierbaum at gmail.com> wrote:
> > > On 2/6/07, Christopher Armstrong <radix at twistedmatrix.com> wrote:
> > > > On 2/6/07, Allen Bierbaum <abierbaum at gmail.com> wrote:
> > > > > someone
> > > > > has written a plugin for nose that allows it to test twisted code. I
> > > > > don't think it looks as nice as trial, but it should work for the
> > > > > basics. You can see it here:
> > > > > http://python-nose.googlecode.com/svn/trunk/nose/twistedtools.py
> > > >
> > > > UGH
> > > >
> > > > def threaded_reactor():
> > >
> > > Yep. Not pretty by any means. :(
> > >
> > > I am sure that any suggestions you have to make it better would be
> > > well-recieved by the nose project and the plugin's author. :)
> > >
> > I still need to spend some more time looking at nose, but in this
> > particular case I think the plugin is unnecessary.
> > If your tests subclass twisted.trial.unittest.TestCase, then they
> > should take care of the reactor themselves.
> I tried this and things did not work out well. I am currently getting
> some exceptions inside nose that make me think twisted.trial may have
> modified the unittest state in a way that it didn't expect.
> It is always possible though that this is just a side effect of my
> testing method. Has anyone else tried using trial unittest's directly
> inside nose?
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