[Grok-dev] Re: Easier test setup with new grok.testing

Martijn Faassen faassen at startifact.com
Fri Feb 1 08:45:51 EST 2008

Uli Fouquet wrote:
> Hi there,
> Martijn Faassen wrote:
>>> import grok.testing
>>> test_suite = grok.grok_tests('cave')
>> This would indeed be nice.
> No problem. @Luciano: I assume grok.grok_doctests() will be an alias for
> grok.testing.grok_doctests() then. So you can use the namespace.

Oh, just to be clear: I think all this stuff should only be in the 
'grok.testing' namespace, not in the 'grok' namespace.

>> Ideas? It might be nice if we could state what globs we want to use in 
>> the doctest itself. That makes me think we could simply import them:
>>    >>> from mypackage.tests import myhelper
>> That might be actually clearer than the use of globs as it doesn't 
>> introduce any special casing at all. Any reason why this wouldn't work?
> I'm not sure, whether I understand correctly. Are you talking about
> avoiding `globs` at all (at test registration time)?

Yes, I was assuming (wrongly) there was no way to pass in globs, and 
thinking about alternatives. I figured Python imports are one. :)



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