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nose plugin - auto check condition and log all checks

Project Description

This nose plugin is very simple, which is for users who use test_steps in nose framework. Use this plugin, the function detection mechanism is using nose prepareTestCase to do it, instead of using the original mechanism, which requires users know more about the auto-function-detection while writing scripts originally.

Install nose-autochecklog

pip install nose-autochecklog


Given the following tests (suppose it is in file /test_steps_example/

from test_steps import *
import random
def test_example():
    ok("just pass the check and log it")
    #fail("Just fail the check and log it")
    ok(3+2 == 5, "pass if expr else fail")
    #eq("Shanghai", "Beijing", "Shanghai not equal to Beijing")
    eq(4+5, 9)
    ne("Shanghai", "Beijing", "Pass, Shanghai not equal to Beijing")
    #'Shanghai City' contains 'Country', the second parameter could be regex
    check(" 'Shanghai City' =~ 'Country' ", warning=True)
    unmatch("Shanghai City", "Country", "Pass, not contains, regex can be used too")
    check('random.uniform(1,20) > 15', repeat=5)

running it with nosetest using nose-autochecklog plugin:

nosetests --with-autochecklog

Then, you will get the following log in logfile /tmp/test_yyyymmdd_hhmm.log by default like:

Steven-Mac:tmp Steven$ cat test_20150124_1545.log
2015-01-24 15:45:11,184 - INFO - ------------------------------------------------------
2015-01-24 15:45:11,197 - INFO - Func test_example in file: /test_steps_example/
2015-01-24 15:45:11,198 - INFO - Check-1: just pass the check and log it -PASS-
2015-01-24 15:45:11,198 - INFO - Check-2: pass if expr else fail -PASS-
2015-01-24 15:45:11,198 - INFO - Check-3: 9 == 9 -PASS- 9 == 9?
2015-01-24 15:45:11,199 - INFO - Check-4: Pass, Shanghai not equal to Beijing -PASS- 'Shanghai' != 'Beijing'?
2015-01-24 15:45:11,202 - INFO - Check-5: 'Shanghai City' =~ 'Country' -PASS- 'Shanghai City' =~ 'Country'
2015-01-24 15:45:11,202 - WARNING -   ^^^  condition not met (pass due to -w option set)  ^^^
2015-01-24 15:45:11,203 - INFO - Check-6: Pass, not contains, regex can be used too -PASS- 'Shanghai City' !~ 'Country'?
2015-01-24 15:45:13,204 - DEBUG -    vvv  Results(-r 5 set) { 1:<11.960281812565919 > 15>  2:<12.284208523480407 > 15>  3:<15.89909604817515 > 15>  }  vvv
2015-01-24 15:45:13,204 - INFO - Check-7: random.uniform(1,20) > 15 -PASS- 15.89909604817515 > 15 - tried 3 times in 5 seconds

Btw, you can change the log file and format by using test_steps functions.

See how to use check functions from test_steps module

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