[Twisted-Python] Help with trial test failure

Piper Masden piper.masden at gmail.com
Tue Aug 6 20:42:10 MDT 2013

On Tue, Aug 6, 2013 at 2:33 PM, Benjamin BERTRAND <beenje at gmail.com> wrote:

> I guess it's possible to use a synthetic transport, but that wouldn't help
> much without a "fake" redis server.
> That would indeed be nice to have for testing.
> I actually just found a dummy txredis client that implements everything
> internally for testing: https://github.com/williamsjj/dummy-txredis
> Might be worth looking at.
> But I wonder if implementing a basic redis server with twisted (for
> testing purpose) wouldn't be nicer?

What exactly are you testing? Are you testing communication with redis, or
are you testing how you handle the data from redis? If the latter, why not
just use a mock?

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