-----BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE----- Hash: SHA1 On 03/28/2011 10:56 AM, Wolfgang Schnerring wrote: > Hello, > > * Jim Fulton <j...@zope.com> [2011-03-28 10:04]: >> More generally, I'd love to see us adopt another test runner so that >> we can stop maintianing zope.testrunner. When it was written at >> the turn of the century, there weren't good alternatives. Personally, >> I think maintaining it is boring. > > I agree, it would be nice to get out of the test runner business, just > as we're getting out of the networking business more and more courtesy > of WSGI. But I'm wary of throwing out the baby with the bathwater, > zope.testrunner has quite a few features under the hood that are > really useful, which I'm not sure other test runners have, and I > definitely wouldn't want to lose. Layers are the most prominent, of > course, but then there's post-mortem debugging (-D), coverage > integration, ... the list goes on for a few more items, I'm certain. > > I guess, apart from the layer issue (see other messages in this > thread), some research and write-up would be a good idea to get a > feeling what the other test runners are like and how they measure up > against zope.testrunner. A quick google search turns up nothing > appropriate, so I might do a comparison of zope.testrunner, py.test > and nose, but that's going to take a while.
nose supports post-mortem debugging, and integrates nicely with Net Batchelder's 'coverage' tool. It's extension interface uses setuptools entry points, and is reasonably well documented: http://somethingaboutorange.com/mrl/projects/nose/1.0.0/plugins/writing.html Tres. - -- =================================================================== Tres Seaver +1 540-429-0999 tsea...@palladion.com Palladion Software "Excellence by Design" http://palladion.com -----BEGIN PGP SIGNATURE----- Version: GnuPG v1.4.10 (GNU/Linux) Comment: Using GnuPG with Mozilla - http://enigmail.mozdev.org/ iEYEARECAAYFAk2QrXIACgkQ+gerLs4ltQ4SgwCfRXRljDcSF+4jh6f8Qr5Lk/gX EHwAoKsM2w8vIKG7hOriFYXQnViEt8RI =6G8m -----END PGP SIGNATURE----- _______________________________________________ Zope-Dev maillist - Zope-Dev@zope.org https://mail.zope.org/mailman/listinfo/zope-dev ** No cross posts or HTML encoding! ** (Related lists - https://mail.zope.org/mailman/listinfo/zope-announce https://mail.zope.org/mailman/listinfo/zope )