[requirements][all] migration OFF of mock to the unittest.mock built-in library

Slawek Kaplonski skaplons at redhat.com
Thu Mar 12 21:25:59 UTC 2020


> On 12 Mar 2020, at 17:00, Matthew Thode <mthode at mthode.org> wrote:
> I'd like to suggest, now that we are on modern python, that we stop
> using the mock library and instead use the built in mock library.

It sounds like good candidate for community goal for the next cycle for me :)

> unittest.mock has been around since python-3.3 so we should not have a
> problem with python support.  This would allow us to drop a library and
> also help prevent issues with stuff like
> https://review.opendev.org/712713 is going to expose (nova/neutron fail
> tests with the external mock-4 library).
> -- 
> Matthew Thode

Slawek Kaplonski
Senior software engineer
Red Hat

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