On Tue, Jan 18, 2022 at 10:58 PM Christopher Barker <pythonchb@gmail.com> wrote:
On Tue, Jan 18, 2022 at 10:30 AM Brett Cannon <brett@python.org> wrote:
 I remember that "noisy by default" deprecation warnings were widely despised.
One thought, what if they were off by default UNLESS you were doing unit tests?

I believe pytest already does this.

Indeed it does, at least in recent versions (1-2 yrs ago?)

And even that is pretty darn annoying. It's really helpful for my code, but they often get lost in the noise of all the ones I get from upstream packages.

I suppose I need to take the time to figure out how to silence the ones I don't want.

And it does prompt me to make sure that the upstream packages are working on it.

Now we just need to get more people to use pytest :-)

Our stdlib unittest already enables warnings by default per https://bugs.python.org/issue10535.

Getting the right people to pay attention to them is always the hard part.
 

-CHB

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