Failing unittest Test cases

Paul Rubin http
Tue Jan 10 04:12:14 EST 2006

Scott David Daniels <scott.daniels at> writes:
> Recently there was a checkin of a test that _should_ work but
> doesn't.  The discussion got around to means of indicating such
> tests (because the effort of creating a test should be captured)
> without disturbing the development flow.

Do you mean "shouldn't work but does"?  Anyway I don't understand
the question.  What's wrong with using assertRaises if you want to
check that a test raises a particular exception?

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