[Python-Dev] Usage of "assert" in regression tests

M.-A. Lemburg mal@lemburg.com
Wed, 17 Jan 2001 22:04:29 +0100

I've just checked in a patch which removes all uses of the
assert statement in the regression tests. This makes the
tests compatible with the -O mode of Python and also allows
centralizing error reporting (many tests already provide their
own little test function for this purpose).

I urge you to only check in tests which use the new API
verify() to verify a certain condition. The API is defined
in the regression tools module test_support.

Marc-Andre Lemburg
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