[py-dev] New plugin: pytest-timeout

Floris Bruynooghe flub at devork.be
Fri Mar 9 00:08:20 CET 2012

On 7 March 2012 21:55, holger krekel <holger at merlinux.eu> wrote:
> looking at version 0.1 i wonder why you didn't go with always activating
> the plugin so not requiring any pytest_plugins setting.  The default
> could be "no timeout" or None which could be modified with:
>    [pytest]
>    timeout = 2.3 # secs

This simply didn't occur to me, probably because personally I don't
install it but just have the module included in the root of our
project.  Thanks for the idea.

> or with a marker.  Not using some implicit magic number is anyway a good
> idea i think.

Not sure what you mean.  Do you mean using 0 as saying "no timeout" is
a magic number but e.g. None is fine?  Essentially anything else other
then a positive number is "disable timeout" to me.


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