TestFixtures 2.0.0 Released!

Chris Withers chris at simplistix.co.uk
Fri Sep 23 09:46:41 CEST 2011


Hi All,

I'm happy to announce a new release major release of TestFixtures.
This release is 99% backwards compatible, but a lot has changed under 
the hood and there's some major new functionality, so thought it was 
time for a bump.

The big changes are:

- compare now uses a registry of comparers in the same way that
   unitest2's assertEquals does. You can register your own globally,
   register the default comparers for your own types and use a specific
   registry for a specific call to compare.

- The handling of timezones has been reworked in `test_datetime` again.
   (did anyone ever mention that timezones are hard ;-) )
   It feels more intuitive now, but it is backwards incompatible in
   the case where the `tzinfo` parameter to the `test_datetime`
   constructor was used.

   For details, read:

   http://packages.python.org/testfixtures/datetime.html#timezones

The full list of changes can be found here:

http://packages.python.org/testfixtures/changes.html

The package is on PyPI and a full list of all the links to docs, issue 
trackers and the like can be found here:

http://www.simplistix.co.uk/software/python/testfixtures

cheers,

Chris

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