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Welcome to the documentation for django-slowtests!

*Code tested on Django 1.6, 1.7, 1.8, 1.9, 1.10 and 1.11 with Python 2.7 and 3.6


1. Install::

$ pip install django-slowtests

2. Add the following settings::

TEST_RUNNER = 'django_slowtests.testrunner.DiscoverSlowestTestsRunner'

# (Optional)
SLOW_TEST_THRESHOLD_MS = 200 # Only show tests slower than 200ms

# (Optional)
ALWAYS_GENERATE_SLOW_REPORT = False # Generate report only when requested using --slowreport flag

3. Run test suite::

$ python test

3.1. Save report to file::
$ python test --slowreportpath report.json

3.2. Generating full reports to file::
In some situations, you may need to generate full tests reports. To do so,
set NUM_SLOW_TESTS to None in your settings and run the following command:
$ python test --slowreportpath report.json

4. Sample output::

$ python test
Creating test database for alias 'default'...
Ran 10 tests in 0.413s

Destroying test database for alias 'default'...

Ten slowest tests:
0.3597s test_detail_view_with_a_future_poll (polls.tests.PollIndexDetailTests)
0.0284s test_detail_view_with_a_past_poll (polls.tests.PollIndexDetailTests)
0.0068s test_index_view_with_a_future_poll (polls.tests.PollViewTests)
0.0047s test_index_view_with_a_past_poll (polls.tests.PollViewTests)
0.0045s test_index_view_with_two_past_polls (polls.tests.PollViewTests)
0.0041s test_index_view_with_future_poll_and_past_poll (polls.tests.PollViewTests)
0.0036s test_index_view_with_no_polls (polls.tests.PollViewTests)
0.0003s test_was_published_recently_with_future_poll (polls.tests.PollMethodTests)
0.0002s test_was_published_recently_with_recent_poll (polls.tests.PollMethodTests)
0.0002s test_was_published_recently_with_old_poll (polls.tests.PollMethodTests)

Running the Tests

You can run the tests via::

$ python test


$ make test


$ make all


$ python

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This code is distributed under the terms of the MIT license. See the `LICENSE` file.

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