On 8 October 2015 at 11:47, Ben Finney <ben+deb...@benfinney.id.au> wrote:
> Brian May <br...@microcomaustralia.com.au> writes:
>> I see that there is a python3-unittest2 package - should I be using that
>> one or the unittest built in Python 3.5?
> If you have a code base that is intended to run unchanged on Python 2
> and Python 3, and that code base imports ‘unittest2’, you need both the
> Python 2 and Python 3 version of that package.
> If your code base targets only Python 3, it should not be using
> ‘unittest2’ at all.

Thats false. unittest2 is a rolling backport. A true statement would
be 'if your codebase will only ever run on the latest release of
Python then unittest2 offers no value' for it.


Robert Collins <rbtcoll...@hp.com>
Distinguished Technologist
HP Converged Cloud

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