[Python-ideas] async unittest.TestCase
mistersheik at gmail.com
Mon Oct 29 03:07:19 EDT 2018
Why not just use pytest?
On Wednesday, October 10, 2018 at 7:12:02 AM UTC-4, David Shawley wrote:
> Hi everyone and good morning to some of you,
> Since asyncio and the async/await syntax are both part of Python, I think
> that we should extend TestCase to support it. The simplest solution that
> I can think of is to create unittest.AsyncTestCase sub-class with the
> following extensions:
> - create a new event loop and install it in AsyncTestCase.run
> - make it possible for setUp, tearDown, and test methods to be async
> by calling asyncio.iscoroutinefunction
> I wrote my own in a local test before noticing that Martin Richard had
> already written and published asynctest . Since then I found the
> following projects as well:
> - https://github.com/kwarunek/aiounittest
> - https://github.com/pytest-dev/pytest-asyncio
> I think that the community as a whole would benefit from basic support in
> unittest for async/await test "user methods". I am personally fond of the
> approach of extending unittest.TestCase in asynctest  over some of the
> other approaches.
> Is this something that we want in our Standard Library?
> - dave
> : https://github.com/Martiusweb/asynctest
> : https://github.com/Martiusweb/asynctest/blob/master/asynctest/case.py
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