test exclusion for nose with blacklists
nose-blacklist is a plugin for nose that provides a powerful way of skipping tests without requiring code changes.
- Test cases are excluded by regex matching
- Tests cases are matched by their fully-qualified names, including the module, class, and function/method names.
- Tests to skip can be sourced from one or more files, or from cli arguments
$ pip install nose-blacklist $ nosetests --with-blacklist \ --blacklist=<pattern1> \ --blacklist=<pattern2> \ mytests/
Blacklist strings can be specified from one or more files. Blacklist files can be used in conjunction with the --blacklist arguments.
$ cat blacklist.txt test_thing # test_other_thing test_third_thing $ nosetests --with-blacklist \ --blacklist-file=blacklist.txt \ mytests/
The blacklist file should have a single pattern per line, as above. Any line starting with a # is commented and will be ignored.