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Plugin for py.test to enter PyCharm debugger on uncaught exceptions

Project description

Plugin for py.test to enter PyCharm debugger on uncaught exceptions

  • Free software: BSD license


  • Uncaught exceptions in py.test test cases will trigger the PyCharm debugger


You can install the plugin by running

pip install pytest-pycharm

Alternately check out the source code and run

python install


In pycharm choose run/edit configurations. On the upper left corner, click on the + and choose python. Call it pycharm or anything you like. As a script, choose the pytest executable (find its path using which pytest). Add script parameters if you use them.

Be sure to have the right python interpreter selected. Choose the working directory. Apply changes and close the window.

You can now select run/debug pytest and the debugger will stop on uncaught exceptions.

As an example, on the command line I use the following

cd ~/project_folder
source virtualenv/bin/activate
# project_folder contains, the package folder and tests folder
pytest --cov-report html --cov=my_package tests

As a consequence I put

  • ~/project_folder/virtualenv/bin/pytest for the script
  • --cov-report html --cov=my_package tests for the parameters
  • the python interpreter from the project virtual environment
  • ~/project_folder/ for the working directory

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