Richard Thomas chardster at gmail.com
Sat Aug 15 08:24:00 CEST 2009

On Aug 15, 4:28 am, Mag Gam <magaw... at gmail.com> wrote:
> I am writing an application which has many command line arguments.
> For example: foo.py -args "bar bee"
> I would like to create a test suit using unittest so when I add
> features to "foo.py" I don't want to break other things. I just heard
> about unittest and would love to use it for this type of thing.
> so my question is, when I do these tests do I have to code them into
> foo.py? I prefer having a footest.py which will run the regression
> tests. Any thoughts about this?

You should certainly keep your test suite separate. There's a quick
example of how to write unit tests in the unittest documentation:


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