Extra Unittest Information

Robert Kern robert.kern at gmail.com
Wed Sep 13 14:44:45 CEST 2006

Calvin Spealman wrote:
> This is something I have been wanting to find for a while, but i
> haven't figured out. I really would love to know if there is some way
> I can report extra information while running unittests, and have that
> information appear along with the tracebacks, so its near the relevent
> test's results.

Several test runners (py.test, testoob, nose) will trap stdout and stderr and 
only display them if that test fails. Then you can simply use print statements 
in your test methods.

Robert Kern

"I have come to believe that the whole world is an enigma, a harmless enigma
  that is made terrible by our own mad attempt to interpret it as though it had
  an underlying truth."
   -- Umberto Eco

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