[openstack-dev] Testtools usage?

Joshua Harlow harlowja at yahoo-inc.com
Sat Jan 26 00:09:30 UTC 2013

Totally weird, is there anyway to get access to the raw jenkins logs for
that 'build'.

I wonder if somehow something went south that might be in those logs?

It seems like 
565/ should not have passed.

On 1/25/13 4:07 AM, "Henry Nash" <henryn at linux.vnet.ibm.com> wrote:

>So a couple of things:
>1) Yes, keystone itself does use AssertDictEqual in a number of places in
>its tests (and as stated earlier imports unittest2 to achieve this)
>2) I have been trying work out how the error in client was not picked
>up...and I still can't really explain it.  The change that introduced
>assertDictEqual in keystoneclient was
>https://review.openstack.org/#/c/18909/ in test_auth_token_middleware.py
>- and it is clearly using testtools (i.e. it was correctly based on the,
>already merged, "move to testtools code").  Yet jenkins passed all the
>tests?  Any ideas?
>On 25 Jan 2013, at 00:03, Monty Taylor wrote:
>> On 01/25/2013 11:01 AM, Robert Collins wrote:
>>> On 25 January 2013 12:54, Monty Taylor <mordred at inaugust.com> wrote:
>>>> On 01/25/2013 09:49 AM, Joshua Harlow wrote:
>>>>> Ok, so would just having testtools use unittest2 work better?
>>>> Ah. Hrm. Looping in Robert.
>>> It is a possibility. OTOH then that question can be asked for every
>>> other base class out there.
>>> I would say:
>>> - if you want to use a unittest2.TestCase only feature:
>>>  - subclass unittest2.TestCase (use multiple inheritance if you also
>>> need testtools features).
>> Hrm. I think for the in-general case for openstack's usage of testtools,
>> additionally subclassing unittest2 at times is likely heavy-weight.
>>>  - or file a bug that that feature isn't available in testtools
>>> (which explicitly supports Python2.6).
>> How about let's start with a wiki page of suggested usage - and then in
>> parallel file bugs against testtools about missing bits?
>> Monty
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