[IPython-dev] Fwd: [TIP] py.test 1.0 release / remarks

Brian Granger ellisonbg.net@gmail....
Tue Aug 4 15:00:54 CDT 2009


On Tue, Aug 4, 2009 at 12:57 PM, Ondrej Certik <ondrej@certik.cz> wrote:

> On Tue, Aug 4, 2009 at 1:45 PM, Fernando Perez<fperez.net@gmail.com>
> wrote:
> > Howdy,
> >
> > not that I'm advocating any changes *now*, but this might be worth
> > looking into.  I think nose and py.test share some ancestry, and it
> > seems that py.test is maturing nicely.  I especially like the
> > 'funcargs' way of writing parametric tests without 'yield': I use
> > parametric tests *a lot*, but they are extremely hard to debug when
> > they break, because of how nose runs them.
> >
> > Just a note for the scratchpad :)
>
> Py.test is way better imho, if nothing, just the nice error reporting.
> I will have a look if I can contribute the green [OK] results, I just
> can't live without it. Otherwise I think it's pretty good.
>

In what other ways is it better?  The error reporting of nose is horrible
though, that is for sure.

Cheers,

Brian



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