[DB-SIG] mocking DB API

M.-A. Lemburg mal at egenix.com
Tue Nov 27 21:15:05 CET 2012

On 26.11.2012 21:31, Peter Eisentraut wrote:
> Is there some kind of ready-to-use way to mock an entire DB-API driver,
> for use in a unit test suite?  The popular "mock" module can only mock
> classes and methods, but not modules, as would be required here.
> As a target to aim for, I'd be interested to see after a test a list or
> count of the execute calls that were made.

I'm not aware of any existing mock module for DB-API drivers,
but given that it's easy to write a module that defines
mock Cursor and Connection classes, it should be
relatively simple to just hack on up with a little
__get/setattr__ magic.

Marc-Andre Lemburg

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