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

Antoine Pitrou solipsis at pitrou.net
Wed May 1 06:48:31 EDT 2019

On Tue, 30 Apr 2019 22:24:53 +0100
Chris Withers <chris at withers.org> wrote:
> Hi All,
> I have a crazy idea of getting unittest.mock up to 100% code coverage.
> I noticed at the bottom of all of the test files in testmock/, there's a:
> if __name__ == '__main__':
>      unittest.main()
> ...block.
> How would people feel about these going away? I don't *think* they're 
> needed now that we have unittest discover, but thought I'd ask.

If you are only asking to remove them because you want that score of
100% coverage, then I think you shouldn't.



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