Source code for plainbox.testing_utils

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:mod:`plainbox.testing_utils` - generic testing utilities

import collections
import json
import os

from pkg_resources import resource_string

[docs]def resource_json(package, pathname, exact=False): """ Like resource_string, but loaded as JSON. :param package: name of the python package :param pathame: pathname of a file inside that package :param exact: if True, uses OrderedDict to preserve ordering :returns: deserialized json object """ return json.loads( resource_string(package, pathname).decode("UTF-8"), object_pairs_hook=collections.OrderedDict if exact else None)
[docs]class XLongTextCompare: """ A helper that allows to debug failing text comparison on x-large text To use, put it before TestCase in class inheritance list. To get a chance to observe each failure, define XLONGTEXTCOMPARE='interactive' and run your tests. Once you get to a failing test pdb will be started. Then you can inspect two files ``/tmp/actual`` and ``/tmp/expected`` for example, with vimdiff. """
[docs] def assertEqual(self, actual, expected): try: return super(XLongTextCompare, self).assertEqual(actual, expected) except AssertionError: if os.getenv("XLONGTEXTCOMPARE") != "interactive": raise if not isinstance(actual, str) or not isinstance(expected, str): raise with open('/tmp/actual', 'wt', encoding='UTF-8') as stream: stream.write(actual) with open('/tmp/expected', 'wt', encoding='UTF-8') as stream: stream.write(expected) import pdb pdb.set_trace() raise
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