import mysteries

Peter Otten __peter__ at web.de
Thu Jul 5 10:07:07 CEST 2007


David Abrahams wrote:

> 
> on Wed Jul 04 2007, Peter Otten <__peter__-AT-web.de> wrote:
> 
>>>> Explicitly passed, see
>>>>
>>>>
>>
http://genshi.edgewall.org/browser/trunk/genshi/filters/tests/transform.py
>>> 
>>> IIRC I ran doctest on the file I cited, not the one you're pointing
>>> at.  Is there some new magic doctest feature I should know about?
>>
>> Had you looked at it
> 
> Gimme a little credit, please!  Of course I looked at it.

Sorry.
 
>> you'd seen that the file I pointed to is the driver
>> script for running the doctests in the file you pointed to
> 
> Yes, I saw that, but I don't know of any magic feature that causes the
> driver script to get loaded when I invoke doctest directly on the file
> I pointed to.

Nor do I.

>> -- unfortunately they have the same name. [...]/tests/transform.py
>> does indeed inject a HTML object into the globals of
>> [...]/filters/transform.py before it runs the tests.
> 
> Yes, I saw that, but as I said...
> 
> Anyway, maybe I just got confused and doctest-ed the driver script.
> That certainly would explain everything.

Compelling assumption because it does away with the mystery...

Peter



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