[Python-Dev] Python Language Summit at PyCon: Agenda

Berker Peksağ berker.peksag at gmail.com
Mon Mar 4 20:26:18 CET 2013

On Mon, Mar 4, 2013 at 9:14 PM, Barry Warsaw <barry at python.org> wrote:
> On Mar 04, 2013, at 07:41 PM, Antoine Pitrou wrote:
>>> $ python -m unittest discover
>>> $ python setup.py test
>>> $ python setup.py nosetests
>>> $ python -m nose test
>>> $ nosetests-X.Y
>>> Besides having a multitude of choices, there's almost no way to
>>> automatically discover (e.g. by metadata inspection or some such) how to
>>> invoke the tests.  You're often lucky if there's a README.test and it's
>>> still accurate.
>>I hope we can have a "pytest" utility that does the right thing in 3.4 :-)
>>Typing "python -m unittest discover" is too cumbersome.
> Where is this work being done (e.g. is there a PEP)?

There is an open issue on the tracker: http://bugs.python.org/issue14266


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