[Python-Dev] "if __name__ == '__main__'" at the bottom of python unittest files

Chris Withers chris at withers.org
Wed May 1 02:13:16 EDT 2019

On 01/05/2019 06:12, Terry Reedy wrote:
> Such blocks should be excluded from coverage by the default .coveragerc 
> file.  Mine came with
> exclude_lines =
>      # Don't complain if non-runnable code isn't run:
>      if 0:
>      if __name__ == .__main__.:
>      if DEBUG:

Which .coveragerc are you referring to? There isn't one in the cpython 
repo and a current release of coverage.py doesn't appear to exclude 
these lines for me:


(line 44 in mock/tests/testsentinel.py)


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