[pytest-dev] fixtures and pylint W0621

Floris Bruynooghe flub at devork.be
Sun Dec 8 21:49:28 CET 2013

On 8 December 2013 09:40, holger krekel <holger at merlinux.eu> wrote:
>> > On Tue, Dec 3, 2013 at 11:26 PM, holger krekel <holger at merlinux.eu> wrote:
>> >> Well, ok.  Pending further input, i made pytest accept pytest.fixture
>> >> decorated pytest_funcarg__ prefixed functions, see
>> >>
>> >> https://bitbucket.org/hpk42/pytest/commits/aa1f0505a3156b9feca43cd67c5afc95622b9ac5
>> I don't really like this change.  IIRC this was considered when the
>> decorator was introduced and the reason it  was not allowed originally
>> is because the signature is different between the different ways of
>> defining fixtures.  That can be very confusing too.
> Not sure i follow.  What is different?  The only difference is that
> the decorator allows to specify a caching scope, params etc.  It does
> not change anything about the fixture functions own signature.

I was assuming the old fixtures do not allow requesting other fixtures
via funcargs.  But I might well be wrong on that.


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