[Python-Dev] Test the test suite?

Serhiy Storchaka storchaka at gmail.com
Wed Aug 28 17:53:43 CEST 2013

28.08.13 14:37, Victor Stinner написав(ла):
> No, my question is: how can we detect that a test is never run? Do we
> need test covertage on the test suite? Or inject faults in the code to
> test the test suite? Any other idea?

Currently a lot of tests are skipped silently. See issue18702 [1]. 
Perhaps we need a tool which collects skipped and runned tests, compare 
these sets with sets from a previous run on the same buildbot and 
reports if they are different.

[1] http://bugs.python.org/issue18702

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