Which mock library do you prefer?

Lacrima lacrima.maxim at gmail.com
Tue Feb 16 17:53:42 CET 2010


On Feb 16, 2:17 am, Ben Finney <ben+pyt... at benfinney.id.au> wrote:
> Lacrima <lacrima.ma... at gmail.com> writes:
> > Minimock has wider usage and community, but I have some troubles using
> > it. Maybe I am wrong, but with minimock you always have to keep track
> > the order of imports in your test modules. Well, may be I just don't
> > understand fully how minimock works.
>
> I'm not sure why you think you need to keep track of the order of
> imports.
>
> Simply set up the mocks as you want them, in your fixtures; then, when
> tearing down your fixtures, use ‘minimock.restore()’ to restore the
> affected namespaces to their initial state.
>
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> Ben Finney

Hi Ben!

See these two topics:
http://groups.google.com/group/minimock-dev/browse_thread/thread/bcbb3b7cc60eb96f
http://groups.google.com/group/minimock-dev/browse_thread/thread/c41cd996735ea1a6

There are special cases, which you have to be aware of, if you use
minimock.



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