Unittest testing assert*() calls rather than methods?

Ben Finney ben+python at benfinney.id.au
Thu Sep 29 04:27:27 CEST 2011


Roy Smith <roy at panix.com> writes:

> In article <87k48szqo1.fsf at benfinney.id.au>,
>  Ben Finney <ben+python at benfinney.id.au> wrote:
>
> > Worse, if one of the scenarios causes the test to fail, the loop will
> > end and you won't get the results for the remaining scenarios.
>
> Which, depending on what you're doing, may or may not be important.  In 
> many cases, there's only two states of interest:
>
> 1) All tests pass
>
> 2) Anything else

For the purpose of debugging, it's always useful to more specifically
narrow down the factors leading to failure.

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