[Python-Dev] setUpClass and setUpModule in unittest

Olemis Lang olemis at gmail.com
Tue Feb 9 19:55:34 CET 2010

On Tue, Feb 9, 2010 at 1:29 PM, Olemis Lang <olemis at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Tue, Feb 9, 2010 at 11:42 AM, Michael Foord
> <fuzzyman at voidspace.org.uk> wrote:
>> Hello all,
>> Several
>> authors of other Python testing frameworks spoke up *against* them, but
>> several *users* of test frameworks spoke up in favour of them. ;-)
> +1 for having something like that included in unittest
>> I'm pretty sure I can introduce setUpClass and setUpModule without breaking
>> compatibility with existing unittest extensions or backwards compatibility
>> issues
> Is it possible to use the names `BeforeClass` and `AfterClass` (just
> to be make it look similar to JUnit naming conventions ;o) ?

Another Q:

  - class setup method will be a `classmethod` isn't it ? It should not be
     a regular instance method because IMO it is not bound to a particular
     `TestCase` instance.



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