[pytest-dev] pytest-xvfb v0.1.0 released!

Raphael Pierzina raphael at hackebrot.de
Tue Feb 16 19:05:54 EST 2016

Hi Florian!

Thank you for your feedback! Happy you like the template.

I think you need to update the *year* in the LICENSE file and a link to the actual PyPI package would be helpful! :-)


> On 16 Feb 2016, at 20:02, Florian Bruhin <me at the-compiler.org> wrote:
> Hey!
> I'm happy to annouce another pytest plugin I wrote to scratch my own
> itch, pytest-xvfb: https://github.com/The-Compiler/pytest-xvfb
> This means you can run GUI tests locally without any windows popping
> up (on Linux).
> I'm aware that there are other plugins to use Xvfb via pytest, but the
> aim of pytest-xvfb is to be dead simple: Install it, install Xvfb, and
> your tests will run via Xvfb (unless you pass --no-xvfb).
> If Xvfb is not installed, the tests will continue to run normally.
> I just uploaded v0.1.0 to PyPI, and updated pytest-qt[1] and
> qutebrowser[2] to use it.
> Thanks to hackebrot and everyone else involved for the cookiecutter
> template (which made creating a new plugin much easier again \o/), and
> to @cgoldberg for xvfbwrapper which was the inspiration for this
> plugin.
> Enjoy, and any feedback is appreciated!
> Florian
> [1] https://github.com/pytest-dev/pytest-qt/pull/124
> [2] https://github.com/The-Compiler/qutebrowser/commit/5c617b861c2a517168c694519379982db666e971
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