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A nose plugin that re-runs test suite on filesystem event.

Project description

A Nose plugin that allows to run tests continuously (uses watchdog for listening to filesystem events).


Usual thing:

pip install nose-watch

How to use

In order to use this plugin use the --with-watch switch:

nosetests --with-watch

You can pass any other options/arguments, tests should be run normally but process would stay there and watch for changes on *.py files. Every change should re-run tests.


We use tox for tests. Repository is at We prefer pull requests for sending patches.

To test the package you can simply run:



Please do not use the plugin itself (–with-watch) to test the plugin as it would be picked by nose before the one from repository. If you want to watch for changes please use provided script.

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