[Twisted-Python] Running Twisted tests with testtools
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Fri Feb 10 03:43:03 EST 2012
|--==> On Wed, 8 Feb 2012 22:12:34 +0000, Jonathan Lange <jml at mumak.net> said:
>>Would you elaborate on that and explain why you come to prefer it over
>>trial for your new projects?
JL> That's mostly documented here:
JL> and in the other docs. In a nutshell: details, fixtures, matchers, and
JL> a bunch of unittest extensions that make it much more flexible, making
JL> it easy to write things like parallel test runners
Yeah, I like these features a lot too, but leaving out AsynchronousDeferredRunTest
maybe one could use all these features on top of trial's TestCase,
by using testtool's TestCase as a kind of mixin. Not sure it'd work in
JL> I don't really have a summary of why ADRT is better than Trial's
JL> deferred test support. It's largely because you get better debugging
JL> information for failed tests (that's what "details" are all about) and
JL> because reactor cleanup issues are more localized to individual tests
JL> due to not having to support addCleanup and making no promises about
JL> what happens outside of test execution.
Fair enough and good to know, thanks.
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