Verifying assertion failures

Gustavo Niemeyer niemeyer at conectiva.com
Sat May 19 17:01:55 CEST 2001


Hello!!

I was just wondering, is there anyway of knowing what assertion
has failed?

I mean, it'd be nice to have something like:

>>> try:
...   assert 0 == 1
... except AssertionError, e:
...   print e
...
0 == 1

Yes, I know it's possible to achieve the same results with something
like:

>>> def myassert(test):
...   try:
...     assert eval(test)
...   except AssertionError:
...     print test
... 
>>> myassert("0 == 1")
0 == 1

But wouldn't the first be a nice addition?

-- 
Gustavo Niemeyer

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