[Python-Dev] "if __name__ == '__main__'" at the bottom of python unittest files
chris at withers.org
Wed May 1 08:56:44 EDT 2019
Sorry, accidentally include a comment for this in a reply to Paul:
On 01/05/2019 13:39, Serhiy Storchaka wrote:
> We try to support several different ways of running tests. This allows
> to catch some environment depended flaws in tests and serves as a kind
> of the test of unittest itself. Not all test files are made discoverable
> yet, but we move in this direction.
I'm not sure I understand how triggering via unittest or via unittest
(no typo, both these __main__ blocks and python -m unittest are using
the same test runner) could make a difference.
And sorry, to be clear, I'm only taking about the ones in
unittest/mock/testmock - Rob Collins confirmed these where never needed
in a private reply:
> They were never needed 😁
> Removal is fine with me.
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