pytest adoption: current status

Marc Abramowitz msabramo at
Wed Apr 15 00:34:21 EDT 2015

I'm working on updating PR 118 which fixes a large chunk of problems I think. Look for that soon. 

There are some other PRs that help:


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> On Apr 11, 2015, at 12:55 PM, Thomas De Schampheleire <patrickdepinguin at> wrote:
> Hi,
> We're one third down the pytest adoption month, so time to see how far we are.
> Marc Abramowitz dove in and started sending a number of pull requests
> to allow py.test to replace nosetests. First of all a big thanks to
> Marc for that, it's highly appreciated!
> Some of these pull requests have already been merged, the remaining one is:
> but needs rebasing now. This pull request is supposed to handle all
> tests in kallithea/tests/models.
> What are the remaining steps to get pytest integrated?
> Marc: have you noticed other problems already in the other tests?
> I haven't seen feedback on the mailing list from the two other pytest
> volunteers. It would be great to hear from you!
> In fact, I only know two of the volunteer names: Marc Abramowitz and
> Ronny Pfannschmidt. The third person is supposed to be Ian, but I have
> no more details here.
> In this stage where pytest integration itself is tackled, we should
> avoid doing duplicate work, so some coordination is probably useful.
> In case you weren't aware, I added a wiki page:
> Feel free to use this page and/or the mailing list to coordinate efforts.
> Thanks,
> Thomas

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