python test frameworks

Fred L. Drake, Jr. fdrake at
Mon Nov 29 23:32:48 CET 1999

Quinn Dunkan writes:
 > I know this sort of thing has been talked about before, but I'm looking for
 > some information on techniques for self-testing pyhon code (something I
 > should have been doing before, but only now am I writing a system complex
 > enough to warrant it).  I remember Tim's thread about his doc-string embedded
 > testing, and that looked interesting, but I can't find it now.  And links to
 > discussions of the merits of different strategies would be good, too.

  There's also the somewhat-general (and completely undocumented)
"test" package in the Python standard library.  That might be worth a
look; I'm not sure how re-targetable it is.


Fred L. Drake, Jr.	     <fdrake at>
Corporation for National Research Initiatives

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