[pytest-dev] pytest 5.0.0 released!

Anthony Sottile asottile+pytest at umich.edu
Fri Jun 28 21:16:12 EDT 2019

The pytest team is proud to announce the 5.0.0 release!

pytest is a mature Python testing tool with more than a 2000 tests
against itself, passing on many different interpreters and platforms.

This release contains a number of bugs fixes and improvements, so
users are encouraged
to take a look at the CHANGELOG:


**As a special note**: The 5.X series is the first series to drop
support for Python 2 and Python 3.4.  For more details, see our Python
2.7 and 3.4 support plan:


For complete documentation, please visit:


As usual, you can upgrade from pypi via:

    pip install -U pytest

Thanks to all who contributed to this release, among them:

* Anthony Sottile
* Bruno Oliveira
* Daniel Hahler
* Dirk Thomas
* Evan Kepner
* Florian Bruhin
* Hugo
* Kevin J. Foley
* Pulkit Goyal
* Ralph Giles
* Ronny Pfannschmidt
* Thomas Grainger
* Thomas Hisch
* Tim Gates
* Victor Maryama
* Yuri Apollov
* Zac Hatfield-Dodds
* curiousjazz77
* patriksevallius

Happy testing,
The Pytest Development Team

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