unittest: How to fail if environment does not allow execution?
roy at panix.com
Wed May 10 19:57:19 CEST 2006
Kai Grossjohann <kai.grossjohann at verizonbusiness.com> wrote:
> I wrote a test case that depends on a certain file existing in the
In theory, unit tests should not depend on any external factors, but
we all know the difference between theory and practice, right?
> So, I guess I should test that the file exists in the
> setUp method. But what if it doesn't exist? How do I fail in that case?
def setUp (self):
self.fail ("Hey, dummy, myEssentialTestFile is missing!")
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