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py.test plugin that allows you to add environment variables.

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This is a pytest plugin that enables you to set environment variables in a pytest.ini or pyproject.toml file.


Install with pip:

pip install pytest-env


In your pytest.ini file add a key value pair with env as the key and the environment variables as a line separated list of KEY=VALUE entries. The defined variables will be added to the environment before any tests are run:

env =

Or with pyproject.toml:

env = [

Only set if not already set

You can use D: (default) as prefix if you don't want to override existing environment variables:

env =


You can use existing environment variables using a python-like format, these environment variables will be expended before setting the environment variable:

env =

You can apply the R: prefix to keep the raw value and skip this transformation step (can combine with the D: flag, order is not important):

env =

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