doctest and decorators

Michele Simionato michele.simionato at gmail.com
Wed Sep 5 12:42:23 CEST 2007


On 9/5/07, Daniel Larsson <daniel.j.larsson at gmail.com> wrote:
>  Here's my two files again:
>
>  # decorator.py
>  import functools
>
>  def simplelog(f):
>      @functools.wraps(f)
>      def new_f(*args, **kwds):
>          print "Wrapper calling func"
>          return f(*args, **kwds)
>      return new_f
>
>  # test.py
>  from decorator import simplelog
>
>  @simplelog
>  def test():
>      """
>     This test should fail, since the decorator prints output. Seems I don't
> get called though
>      >>> test()
>      'works!'
>      """
>      return "works!"
>
>  if __name__ == '__main__':
>      import doctest
>      doctest.testmod()
>

Ok, I could not see the code before (Google groups as getting worse as
the time goes by).  It looks like you are right, it is a bug in
doctest.

    Michele Simionato



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