simple (I hope!) problem

Daniel da Silva ddasilva at umd.edu
Wed Aug 4 08:02:25 CEST 2010


Why not just add the google app engine lib subdirectories to your python
path?


On Tue, Aug 3, 2010 at 3:09 AM, Jean-Michel Pichavant <
jeanmichel at sequans.com> wrote:

> samwyse wrote:
>
>> I'm writing for the Google app engine and have stubbed my toe yet
>> again on a simple obstacle.  Non-trivial app engines programs require
>> the import of several modules that aren't normally in my PYTHONPATH.
>> I'd like to be able to test my code outside of the app engine
>> framework.  I've tried several solutions in the past that worked but
>> weren't particularly elegant or portable.  Now I've had a new idea.
>> Here's my latest attempt:
>>
>> import os, re
>> if __name__ == '__main__':
>>    pass
>> else
>>    from google.appengine.ext import webapp
>>    register = webapp.template.create_template_register()
>>
>> This works great, except my code makes use of the resister object in
>> several places, like this:
>>
>> register.filter(emptylines)
>>
>> Fortunately, I don't need the functionality of the object, I just want
>> something that won't generate an error when I use it.  So, what is the
>> quickest way to to create such an object (replacing the 'pass' in my
>> first snippet).  My solution is this:
>>
>>    class C:
>>        def filter(self, *args, **kwds):
>>            pass
>>    register = C()
>>
>> but it seems like I should be able to do something "better", as
>> measured by lines of code, faking more than just a 'filter' method, or
>> both.  Any ideas?  Thanks!
>>
>>
>
> here is a class that accepts any method call without generating an error:
>
> class Stub(object):
>   @staticmethod
>   def stub(*arg, **kwarg):
>       pass
>   def __getattribute__(self, name):
>       return Stub.stub
>
>
> s = Stub()
> s.foo('bar')
> s.bar
> s.bar('', '', 5)
>
>
> JM
>
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