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zc.recipe.testrunner 2.0.0

ZC Buildout recipe for creating test runners

This recipe generates zope.testing test-runner scripts for testing a collection of eggs. The eggs must already be installed (using the zc.recipe.egg recipe).

Change History

2.0.0 (2013-02-10)

Work with buildout 2.

This was accomplised by starting from 1.3.0 then:

  • Merge fixes from 1.2.1 (svn://svn.zope.org/repos/main/zc.recipe.testrunner/tags/1.2.1) Excluding nailing zope.testing version. That fixes a bunch of windows issues

1.4.0 (2010-08-27)

  • Update to using zc.buildout 1.5.0 script generation. This adds the following options: include-site-packages, allowed-eggs-from-site-packages, extends, and exec-sitecustomize.
  • Merge fixes from 1.2.1 (svn://svn.zope.org/repos/main/zc.recipe.testrunner/tags/1.2.1) Excluding nailing zope.testing version. That fixes a bunch of windows issues

1.3.0 (2010-06-09)

  • Updated tests to run with the last versions of all modules.
  • Removed the usage of the deprecated zope.testing.doctest, therby also dropping Python 2.3 support.
  • Started using zope.testrunner instead of zope.testing.testrunner.

1.2.1 (2010-08-24)

  • Fixed a lot of windows issues
  • Nailed versions to ZTK 1.0a2 (oh well, we have to have at least some stability)
  • Fixed some other test failures that seemed to come from other packages

1.2.0 (2009-03-23)

  • Added a relative-paths option to use egg, test, and working-directory paths relative to the test script.

1.1.0 (2008-08-25)

  • Requiring at least zope.testing 3.6.0.
  • Fixed a bug: Parallel runs of layers failed when using working-directory parameter.

1.0.0 (2007-11-04)

  • Preparing stable release.

1.0.0b8 (2007-07-17)

  • Added the ability to use initialization option that will be inserted into the bin/test after the environment is set up.

1.0.0b7 (2007-04-26)

Feature Changes

  • Added optional option environment that allows defining a section in your buildout.cfg to specify environment variables that should be set before running the tests.

1.0.0b6 (2007-02-25)

Feature Changes

  • If the working directory is not specified, or specified as the empty string, an empty part directory is created for the tests to run in.

1.0.0b5 (2007-01-24)

Bugs fixed

  • When:

    • the working-directory option was used,
    • and the test runner needed to restart itself
    • and the test runner was run with a relative path (e.g. bin/test)

    then the testrunner could not restart itself successfully because the relative path in sys.argv[0] was no-longer valid.

    Now we convert sys.argv[0] to an absolute path.

1.0.0b4 (2006-10-24)

Feature Changes

  • Added a working-directoy option to specify a working directory for the generated script.

1.0.0b3 (2006-10-16)

Updated to work with (not get a warning from) zc.buildout 1.0.0b10.

1.0.0b2

Added a defaults option to specify testrunner default options.

1.0.0b1

Updated to work with zc.buildout 1.0.0b5.

1.0.0a3

Added a defaults option that lets you specify test-runner default options.

1.0.0a2

Now provide a extra-paths option for including extra paths in test scripts. This is useful when eggs depend on Python packages not packaged as eggs.

1.0.0a1

Initial public version

Detailed Documentation

Test-Runner Recipe

The test-runner recipe, zc.recipe.testrunner, creates a test runner for a project.

The test-runner recipe has several options:

eggs
The eggs option specified a list of eggs to test given as one ore more setuptools requirement strings. Each string must be given on a separate line.
script
The script option gives the name of the script to generate, in the buildout bin directory. Of the option isn't used, the part name will be used.
extra-paths
One or more extra paths to include in the generated test script.
defaults
The defaults option lets you specify testrunner default options. These are specified as Python source for an expression yielding a list, typically a list literal.
working-directory
The working-directory option lets to specify a directory where the tests will run. The testrunner will change to this directory when run. If the working directory is the empty string or not specified at all, the recipe will create a working directory among the parts.
environment
A set of environment variables that should be exported before starting the tests.
initialization
Provide initialization code to run before running tests.
relative-paths
Use egg, test, and working-directory paths relative to the test script.

(Note that, at this time, due to limitations in the Zope test runner, the distributions cannot be zip files. TODO: Fix the test runner!)

To illustrate this, we'll create a pair of projects in our sample buildout:

>>> mkdir(sample_buildout, 'demo')
>>> mkdir(sample_buildout, 'demo', 'demo')
>>> write(sample_buildout, 'demo', 'demo', '__init__.py', '')
>>> write(sample_buildout, 'demo', 'demo', 'tests.py',
... '''
... import unittest
...
... class TestDemo(unittest.TestCase):
...    def test(self):
...        pass
...
... def test_suite():
...     return unittest.makeSuite(TestDemo)
... ''')
>>> write(sample_buildout, 'demo', 'setup.py',
... """
... from setuptools import setup
...
... setup(name = "demo")
... """)
>>> write(sample_buildout, 'demo', 'README.txt', '')
>>> mkdir(sample_buildout, 'demo2')
>>> mkdir(sample_buildout, 'demo2', 'demo2')
>>> write(sample_buildout, 'demo2', 'demo2', '__init__.py', '')
>>> write(sample_buildout, 'demo2', 'demo2', 'tests.py',
... '''
... import unittest
...
... class Demo2Tests(unittest.TestCase):
...    def test2(self):
...        pass
...
... def test_suite():
...     return unittest.makeSuite(Demo2Tests)
... ''')
>>> write(sample_buildout, 'demo2', 'setup.py',
... """
... from setuptools import setup
...
... setup(name = "demo2", install_requires= ['demoneeded'])
... """)
>>> write(sample_buildout, 'demo2', 'README.txt', '')

Demo 2 depends on demoneeded:

>>> mkdir(sample_buildout, 'demoneeded')
>>> mkdir(sample_buildout, 'demoneeded', 'demoneeded')
>>> write(sample_buildout, 'demoneeded', 'demoneeded', '__init__.py', '')
>>> write(sample_buildout, 'demoneeded', 'demoneeded', 'tests.py',
... '''
... import unittest
...
... class TestNeeded(unittest.TestCase):
...    def test_needed(self):
...        pass
...
... def test_suite():
...     return unittest.makeSuite(TestNeeded)
... ''')
>>> write(sample_buildout, 'demoneeded', 'setup.py',
... """
... from setuptools import setup
...
... setup(name = "demoneeded")
... """)
>>> write(sample_buildout, 'demoneeded', 'README.txt', '')

We'll update our buildout to install the demo project as a develop egg and to create the test script:

>>> write(sample_buildout, 'buildout.cfg',
... """
... [buildout]
... develop = demo demoneeded demo2
... parts = testdemo
... offline = true
...
... [testdemo]
... recipe = zc.recipe.testrunner
... eggs =
...    demo
...    demo2
... script = test
... """)

Note that we specified both demo and demo2 in the eggs option and that we put them on separate lines.

We also specified the offline option to run the buildout in offline mode.

Now when we run the buildout:

>>> import os
>>> os.chdir(sample_buildout)
>>> print_(system(os.path.join(sample_buildout, 'bin', 'buildout') + ' -q'),
...        end='')

We get a test script installed in our bin directory:

>>> ls(sample_buildout, 'bin')
-  buildout
-  test

We also get a part directory for the tests to run in:

>>> ls(sample_buildout, 'parts')
d  testdemo

And updating leaves its contents intact:

>>> _ = system(os.path.join(sample_buildout, 'bin', 'test') +
...            ' -q --coverage=coverage')
>>> ls(sample_buildout, 'parts', 'testdemo')
d  coverage
>>> print_(system(os.path.join(sample_buildout, 'bin', 'buildout') + ' -q'),
...        end='')
>>> ls(sample_buildout, 'parts', 'testdemo')
d  coverage

We can run the test script to run our demo test:

>>> print_(system(os.path.join(sample_buildout, 'bin', 'test') + ' -vv'),
...        end='')
Running tests at level 1
Running zope.testrunner.layer.UnitTests tests:
  Set up zope.testrunner.layer.UnitTests in 0.001 seconds.
  Running:
 test (demo.tests.TestDemo)
 test2 (demo2.tests.Demo2Tests)
  Ran 2 tests with 0 failures and 0 errors in 0.000 seconds.
Tearing down left over layers:
  Tear down zope.testrunner.layer.UnitTests in 0.001 seconds.

Note that we didn't run the demoneeded tests. Tests are only run for the eggs listed, not for their dependencies.

If we leave the script option out of the configuration, then the test script will get it's name from the part:

>>> write(sample_buildout, 'buildout.cfg',
... """
... [buildout]
... develop = demo
... parts = testdemo
... offline = true
...
... [testdemo]
... recipe = zc.recipe.testrunner
... eggs = demo
... """)
>>> print_(system(os.path.join(sample_buildout, 'bin', 'buildout') + ' -q'),
...        end='')
>>> ls(sample_buildout, 'bin')
-  buildout
-  testdemo

We can run the test script to run our demo test:

>>> print_(system(os.path.join(sample_buildout, 'bin', 'testdemo') + ' -q'),
...        end='')
Running zope.testrunner.layer.UnitTests tests:
  Set up zope.testrunner.layer.UnitTests in 0.001 seconds.
  Ran 1 tests with 0 failures and 0 errors in 0.001 seconds.
Tearing down left over layers:
  Tear down zope.testrunner.layer.UnitTests in 0.001 seconds.

If we need to include other paths in our test script, we can use the extra-paths option to specify them:

>>> write(sample_buildout, 'buildout.cfg',
... """
... [buildout]
... develop = demo
... parts = testdemo
... offline = true
...
... [testdemo]
... recipe = zc.recipe.testrunner
... eggs = demo
... extra-paths = /usr/local/zope/lib/python
... """)
>>> print_(system(os.path.join(sample_buildout, 'bin', 'buildout') + ' -q'),
...        end='')
>>> cat(sample_buildout, 'bin', 'testdemo')
#!/usr/local/bin/python2.4
<BLANKLINE>
import sys
sys.path[0:0] = [
  '/sample-buildout/demo',
  '/sample-buildout/eggs/zope.testrunner-4.0-py2.3.egg',
  '/sample-buildout/eggs/zope.interface-3.4.1-py2.4.egg',
  '/sample-buildout/eggs/zope.exceptions-3.5.2-py2.4.egg',
  '/sample-buildout/eggs/setuptools-0.6-py1.3.egg',
  '/usr/local/zope/lib/python',
  ]
<BLANKLINE>
import os
sys.argv[0] = os.path.abspath(sys.argv[0])
os.chdir('/sample-buildout/parts/testdemo')
<BLANKLINE>
<BLANKLINE>
import zope.testrunner
<BLANKLINE>
if __name__ == '__main__':
    sys.exit(zope.testrunner.run([
        '--test-path', '/sample-buildout/demo',
        ]))

We can use the working-directory option to specify a working directory:

>>> write(sample_buildout, 'buildout.cfg',
... """
... [buildout]
... develop = demo
... parts = testdemo
... offline = true
...
... [testdemo]
... recipe = zc.recipe.testrunner
... eggs = demo
... extra-paths = /usr/local/zope/lib/python
... working-directory = /foo/bar
... """)
>>> print_(system(os.path.join(sample_buildout, 'bin', 'buildout') + ' -q'),
...        end='')
>>> cat(sample_buildout, 'bin', 'testdemo')
#!/usr/local/bin/python2.4
<BLANKLINE>
import sys
sys.path[0:0] = [
  '/sample-buildout/demo',
  '/sample-buildout/eggs/zope.testrunner-4.0-py2.3.egg',
  '/sample-buildout/eggs/zope.interface-3.4.1-py2.4.egg',
  '/sample-buildout/eggs/zope.exceptions-3.5.2-py2.4.egg',
  '/sample-buildout/eggs/setuptools-0.6-py1.3.egg',
  '/usr/local/zope/lib/python',
  ]
<BLANKLINE>
import os
sys.argv[0] = os.path.abspath(sys.argv[0])
os.chdir('/foo/bar')
<BLANKLINE>
<BLANKLINE>
import zope.testrunner
<BLANKLINE>
if __name__ == '__main__':
    sys.exit(zope.testrunner.run([
        '--test-path', '/sample-buildout/demo',
        ]))

Now that out tests use a specified working directory, their designated part directory is gone:

>>> ls(sample_buildout, 'parts')

If we need to specify default options, we can use the defaults option. For example, Zope 3 applications typically define test suites in modules named ftests or tests. The default test runner behaviour is to look in modules named tests. To specify that we want to look in tests and ftests module, we'd supply a default for the --tests-pattern option. If we like dots, we could also request more verbose output using the -v option:

>>> write(sample_buildout, 'buildout.cfg',
... """
... [buildout]
... develop = demo
... parts = testdemo
... offline = true
...
... [testdemo]
... recipe = zc.recipe.testrunner
... eggs = demo
... extra-paths = /usr/local/zope/lib/python
... defaults = ['--tests-pattern', '^f?tests$',
...             '-v'
...            ]
... """)
>>> print_(system(os.path.join(sample_buildout, 'bin', 'buildout') + ' -q'),
...        end='')
>>> cat(sample_buildout, 'bin', 'testdemo')
#!/usr/local/bin/python2.4
<BLANKLINE>
import sys
sys.path[0:0] = [
  '/sample-buildout/demo',
  '/sample-buildout/eggs/zope.testrunner-4.0-py2.3.egg',
  '/sample-buildout/eggs/zope.interface-3.4.1-py2.4.egg',
  '/sample-buildout/eggs/zope.exceptions-3.5.2-py2.4.egg',
  '/sample-buildout/eggs/setuptools-0.6-py1.3.egg',
  '/usr/local/zope/lib/python',
  ]
<BLANKLINE>
import os
sys.argv[0] = os.path.abspath(sys.argv[0])
os.chdir('/sample-buildout/parts/testdemo')
<BLANKLINE>
<BLANKLINE>
import zope.testrunner
<BLANKLINE>
if __name__ == '__main__':
    sys.exit(zope.testrunner.run((['--tests-pattern', '^f?tests$',
'-v'
]) + [
        '--test-path', '/sample-buildout/demo',
        ]))

Some things to note from this example:

  • Parentheses are placed around the given expression.
  • Leading whitespace is removed.

To demonstrate the environment option, we first update the tests to include a check for an environment variable:

>>> write(sample_buildout, 'demo', 'demo', 'tests.py',
... '''
... import unittest
... import os
...
... class DemoTests(unittest.TestCase):
...    def test(self):
...        self.assertEquals('42', os.environ.get('zc.recipe.testrunner', '23'))
...
... def test_suite():
...     return unittest.makeSuite(DemoTests)
... ''')

Running them with the current buildout will produce a failure:

>>> print_(system(os.path.join(sample_buildout, 'bin', 'testdemo')
...               + ' -vv'),
...        end='') # doctest: +ELLIPSIS
Running tests at level 1
Running zope.testrunner.layer.UnitTests tests:
  Set up zope.testrunner.layer.UnitTests in 0.001 seconds.
  Running:
 test (demo.tests.DemoTests) (0.000 s)
<BLANKLINE>
<BLANKLINE>
Failure in test test (demo.tests.DemoTests)
Traceback (most recent call last):
  ...
AssertionError: '42' != '23'
...
  Ran 1 tests with 1 failures and 0 errors in 0.001 seconds.
Tearing down left over layers:
  Tear down zope.testrunner.layer.UnitTests in 0.001 seconds.
<BLANKLINE>
Tests with failures:
   test (demo.tests.DemoTests)

Let's update the buildout to specify the environment variable for the test runner:

>>> write(sample_buildout, 'buildout.cfg',
... """
... [buildout]
... develop = demo
... parts = testdemo
... offline = true
...
... [testdemo]
... recipe = zc.recipe.testrunner
... eggs = demo
... environment = testenv
...
... [testenv]
... zc.recipe.testrunner = 42
... """)

We run buildout and see that the test runner script now includes setting up the environment variable. Also, the tests pass again:

>>> print_(system(os.path.join(sample_buildout, 'bin', 'buildout') + ' -q'),
...        end='')
>>> cat(sample_buildout, 'bin', 'testdemo')
#!/usr/local/bin/python2.4
<BLANKLINE>
import sys
sys.path[0:0] = [
  '/sample-buildout/demo',
  '/sample-buildout/eggs/zope.testrunner-4.0-py2.3.egg',
  '/sample-buildout/eggs/zope.interface-3.4.1-py2.4.egg',
  '/sample-buildout/eggs/zope.exceptions-3.5.2-py2.4.egg',
  '/sample-buildout/eggs/setuptools-0.6-py1.3.egg',
  ]
<BLANKLINE>
import os
sys.argv[0] = os.path.abspath(sys.argv[0])
os.chdir('/sample-buildout/parts/testdemo')
os.environ['zc.recipe.testrunner'] = '42'
<BLANKLINE>
<BLANKLINE>
import zope.testrunner
<BLANKLINE>
if __name__ == '__main__':
    sys.exit(zope.testrunner.run([
        '--test-path', '/sample-buildout/demo',
        ]))
>>> print_(system(os.path.join(sample_buildout, 'bin', 'testdemo')+' -vv'),
...        end='')
Running tests at level 1
Running zope.testrunner.layer.UnitTests tests:
  Set up zope.testrunner.layer.UnitTests in 0.001 seconds.
  Running:
 test (demo.tests.DemoTests)
  Ran 1 tests with 0 failures and 0 errors in 0.001 seconds.
Tearing down left over layers:
  Tear down zope.testrunner.layer.UnitTests in 0.001 seconds.

One can add initialization steps in the buildout. These will be added to the end of the script:

>>> write(sample_buildout, 'buildout.cfg',
... r"""
... [buildout]
... develop = demo
... parts = testdemo
... offline = true
...
... [testdemo]
... recipe = zc.recipe.testrunner
... eggs = demo
... extra-paths = /usr/local/zope/lib/python
... defaults = ['--tests-pattern', '^f?tests$',
...             '-v'
...            ]
... initialization = sys.stdout.write('Hello all you egg-laying pythons!\n')
... """)
>>> print_(system(os.path.join(sample_buildout, 'bin', 'buildout') + ' -q'),
...        end='')
>>> cat(sample_buildout, 'bin', 'testdemo')
#!/usr/local/bin/python2.4
<BLANKLINE>
import sys
sys.path[0:0] = [
  '/sample-buildout/demo',
  '/sample-buildout/eggs/zope.testrunner-4.0-py2.3.egg',
  '/sample-buildout/eggs/zope.interface-3.4.1-py2.4.egg',
  '/sample-buildout/eggs/zope.exceptions-3.5.2-py2.4.egg',
  '/sample-buildout/eggs/setuptools-0.6-py1.3.egg',
  '/usr/local/zope/lib/python',
  ]
<BLANKLINE>
import os
sys.argv[0] = os.path.abspath(sys.argv[0])
os.chdir('/sample-buildout/parts/testdemo')
sys.stdout.write('Hello all you egg-laying pythons!\n')
<BLANKLINE>
import zope.testrunner
<BLANKLINE>
if __name__ == '__main__':
    sys.exit(zope.testrunner.run((['--tests-pattern', '^f?tests$',
'-v'
]) + [
        '--test-path', '/sample-buildout/demo',
        ]))

This will also work with a multi-line initialization section:

>>> write(sample_buildout, 'buildout.cfg',
... r"""
... [buildout]
... develop = demo
... parts = testdemo
... offline = true
...
... [testdemo]
... recipe = zc.recipe.testrunner
... eggs = demo
... extra-paths = /usr/local/zope/lib/python
... defaults = ['--tests-pattern', '^f?tests$',
...             '-v'
...            ]
... initialization = sys.stdout.write('Hello all you egg-laying pythons!\n')
...               sys.stdout.write('I thought pythons were live bearers?\n')
... """)
>>> print_(system(os.path.join(sample_buildout, 'bin', 'buildout') + ' -q'),
...        end='')
>>> cat(sample_buildout, 'bin', 'testdemo')
#!/usr/local/bin/python2.4
<BLANKLINE>
import sys
sys.path[0:0] = [
  '/sample-buildout/demo',
  '/sample-buildout/eggs/zope.testrunner-4.0-py2.3.egg',
  '/sample-buildout/eggs/zope.interface-3.4.1-py2.4.egg',
  '/sample-buildout/eggs/zope.exceptions-3.5.2-py2.4.egg',
  '/sample-buildout/eggs/setuptools-0.6-py1.3.egg',
  '/usr/local/zope/lib/python',
  ]
<BLANKLINE>
import os
sys.argv[0] = os.path.abspath(sys.argv[0])
os.chdir('/sample-buildout/parts/testdemo')
sys.stdout.write('Hello all you egg-laying pythons!\n')
sys.stdout.write('I thought pythons were live bearers?\n')
<BLANKLINE>
import zope.testrunner
<BLANKLINE>
if __name__ == '__main__':
    sys.exit(zope.testrunner.run((['--tests-pattern', '^f?tests$',
'-v'
]) + [
        '--test-path', '/sample-buildout/demo',
        ]))

If the relative-paths option is used, egg (and extra) paths are generated relative to the test script.

>>> write(sample_buildout, 'buildout.cfg',
... """
... [buildout]
... develop = demo
... parts = testdemo
... offline = true
...
... [testdemo]
... recipe = zc.recipe.testrunner
... eggs = demo
... extra-paths = /usr/local/zope/lib/python
...               ${buildout:directory}/sources
... relative-paths = true
... """)
>>> print_(system(os.path.join(sample_buildout, 'bin', 'buildout') + ' -q'),
...        end='')
>>> cat(sample_buildout, 'bin', 'testdemo')
#!/usr/local/bin/python2.4
<BLANKLINE>
import os
<BLANKLINE>
join = os.path.join
base = os.path.dirname(os.path.abspath(os.path.realpath(__file__)))
base = os.path.dirname(base)
<BLANKLINE>
import sys
sys.path[0:0] = [
  join(base, 'demo'),
  join(base, 'eggs/zope.testrunner-4.0.0-py2.4.egg'),
  join(base, 'eggs/zope.interface-3.5.1-py2.4-linux-i686.egg'),
  join(base, 'eggs/zope.exceptions-3.5.2-linux-i686.egg'),
  join(base, 'eggs/setuptools-0.6c9-py2.4.egg'),
  '/usr/local/zope/lib/python',
  join(base, 'sources'),
  ]
<BLANKLINE>
import os
sys.argv[0] = os.path.abspath(sys.argv[0])
os.chdir(join(base, 'parts/testdemo'))
<BLANKLINE>
<BLANKLINE>
import zope.testrunner
<BLANKLINE>
if __name__ == '__main__':
    sys.exit(zope.testrunner.run([
        '--test-path', join(base, 'demo'),
        ]))

The relative-paths option can be specified at the buildout level:

>>> write(sample_buildout, 'buildout.cfg',
... """
... [buildout]
... develop = demo
... parts = testdemo
... offline = true
... relative-paths = true
...
... [testdemo]
... recipe = zc.recipe.testrunner
... eggs = demo
... extra-paths = /usr/local/zope/lib/python
...               ${buildout:directory}/sources
... """)
>>> print_(system(os.path.join(sample_buildout, 'bin', 'buildout') + ' -q'),
...        end='')
>>> cat(sample_buildout, 'bin', 'testdemo')
#!/usr/local/bin/python2.4
<BLANKLINE>
import os
<BLANKLINE>
join = os.path.join
base = os.path.dirname(os.path.abspath(os.path.realpath(__file__)))
base = os.path.dirname(base)
<BLANKLINE>
import sys
sys.path[0:0] = [
  join(base, 'demo'),
  join(base, 'eggs/zope.testrunner-4.0.0-py2.4.egg'),
  join(base, 'eggs/zope.interface-3.5.1-py2.4-linux-i686.egg'),
  join(base, 'eggs/zope.exceptions-3.5.2-linux-i686.egg'),
  join(base, 'eggs/setuptools-0.6c9-py2.4.egg'),
  '/usr/local/zope/lib/python',
  join(base, 'sources'),
  ]
<BLANKLINE>
import os
sys.argv[0] = os.path.abspath(sys.argv[0])
os.chdir(join(base, 'parts/testdemo'))
<BLANKLINE>
<BLANKLINE>
import zope.testrunner
<BLANKLINE>
if __name__ == '__main__':
    sys.exit(zope.testrunner.run([
        '--test-path', join(base, 'demo'),
        ]))
 
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