[Twisted-Python] Running Twisted tests with testtools
jml at mumak.net
Mon Feb 6 14:01:30 EST 2012
On Mon, Feb 6, 2012 at 6:37 PM, Glyph Lefkowitz <glyph at twistedmatrix.com> wrote:
> On Feb 6, 2012, at 10:48 AM, Jonathan Lange wrote:
> In my ideal world, Twisted's TestCase would inherit from testtools's
> TestCase and would continue to provide the same API it does today.
> This might not be everyone else's ideal though, and the path from here
> to there is unclear to me. I welcome your thoughts.
> While testtools' features are nice, and I will likely even elect to use
> myself it for testing some Twisted applications in the future, I would set
> the bar very high for making testtools a required dependency for Twisted's
> own test suite.
I highly recommend trying it out.
> Just for starters, the Python packaging ecosystem disaster
> would need to be fixed;
As much as I would like to see that happen, I am not ever going to do
anything about it.
> also, the name of the package should be changed to
> be more unique so that users wouldn't find things like
> <http://www.testtools.com/> and <https://github.com/ferruhy/testtools> when
> searching around the web for the contents of the inevitable packaging error
We've already renamed once (from pyunit3k). Would consider renaming
again if someone suggested something sufficiently good.
Thanks for the reply.
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