[pytest-dev] Submitting pytest-inline plugin
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Thu Dec 29 15:56:49 EST 2022
I'm happy to +1 as well, seems nothing wrong from a plugin acceptance
perspective. IIRC we're not vetting the plugins, merely allowing them
to be taken over if the bus factor becomes fatally low.
Not that I'm saying the feedback isn't useful either though, maybe file
it as an issue on the repo? (wait, do they get transferred by github as
On Thu 29 Dec 2022 at 06:55 -0600, oliver wrote:
> I had a look. Interesting idea for sure. A few things though :
> - the github page should clarify that these tests are intended to go in the
> actual source code, rather than in the test code. Also, whether the inline
> tests are merely empty functions when not hit via pytest.
> - the github page should mention some important aspect like the performance
> hit as discussed in the article that the page links to, and further clarify
> how this is achieved (because for me, performance was one of my 2 primany
> concerns). I'm a little skeptical that it is that low because function
> calls in Python are relatively expensive.... but I'm happy to be proven
> wrong. Eg should one be aware that the hit of the article is per test
> line.... so putting an inline test in a small loop could result in a
> measurable hit, etc?
> - the top-level api, ie `Here()`, needs to be renamed to clarify to
> would-be readers of the source code that this is inline test code that is
> not run when not reached via pytest. Eg I recommend `itest`, short, easy to
> write, explicit.
> On Thu., Dec. 29, 2022, 4:39 a.m. Bruno Oliveira, <nicoddemus at gmail.com>
>> Hi Yuki,
>> Sorry for the late reply, I think this notification slipped through the
>> We need two +1 votes from members before we can continue with the transfer.
>> I'm +1, the plugin definitely looks interesting, we need just one more
>> vote then.
>> On Wed, Nov 23, 2022 at 3:15 PM Yu Liu (Yuki) <yuki.liu at utexas.edu> wrote:
>>> Dear pytest developers,
>>> We would like to submit our plugin “pytest-inline” to pytest-dev
>>> organization. pytest-inline is a plugin to help developers write
>>> inline tests at statement level. Inline testing is a new granularity
>>> of testing that make it easier to check individual program statements.
>>> An inline test is a statement that allows to provide arbitrary inputs
>>> and test oracles for checking the immediately preceding statement that
>>> is not an inline test. We have a paper about inline tests:
>>> Our current repo is at
>>> https://github.com/EngineeringSoftware/pytest-inline. We have followed
>>> the guidelines to prepare the repo. We have also uploaded the plugin
>>> to PyPI. All of our contributors agreed to transfer the repo. Please
>>> let us know if you need any further information. Look forward to your
>>> Yuki (with Alan, Milos, Owolabi, Pengyu, Zach)
>>> pytest-dev mailing list
>>> pytest-dev at python.org
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