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A goodie-bag of unix shell and environment tools for py.test

Project Description

# pytest-shutil

This library is a goodie-bag of Unix shell and environment management tools for automated tests.
A summary of the available functions is below, look at the source for the full listing.

## Installation

Install using your favourite package manager::

pip install pytest-shutil
# or..
easy_install pytest-shutil

## Workspace Fixture

The workspace fixture is simply a temporary directory at function-scope with a few bells and whistles::

# Enable the fixture explicitly in your tests or (not required when using setuptools entry points)
pytest_plugins = ['pytest_shutil']

def test_something(workspace):
# Workspaces contain a handle to the path object (see
path = workspace.workspace
script = path / ''
script.write_text('#!/bin/sh\n echo hello world!')

# There is a 'run' method to execute things relative to the workspace root'')

## ``pytest_shutil.env``: Shell helpers

| function | description
| --------- | -----------
| set_env | contextmanager to set env vars
| unset_env | contextmanager to unset env vars
| no_env | contextmanager to unset a single env var
| no_cov | contextmanager to disable coverage in subprocesses

## ``pytest_shutil.cmdline``: Command-line helpers

| function | description
| --------- | -----------
| umask | contextmanager to set the umask
| chdir | contextmanager to change to a directory
| TempDir | contextmanager for a temporary directory
| PrettyFormatter | simple text formatter for drawing title, paragrahs, hrs.
| copy_files | copy all files from one directory to another
| getch | cross-platform read of a single character from the screen
| which | analoge of unix ``which``
| get_real_python_executable | find our system Python, useful when running under virtualenv

## ````: Running things in subprocesses

| function | description
| --------- | -----------
| run | run a command, with options for capturing output, checking return codes.
| run_as_main | run a function as if it was the system entry point
| run_module_as_main | run a module as if it was the system entry point
| run_in_subprocess | run a function in a subprocess
| run_with_coverage | run a command with coverage enabled

## Changelog

### 1.2.11 (2017-7-21)
* Fix for OSX binding to illegal local IP range (Thanks to Gavin Bisesi)
* Setup and Py3k fixes for pytest-profiling (Thanks to xoviat)
* We no longer try and bind port 5000 when reserving a local IP host, as someone could have bound it to
* Fix for #46 sourcing gprof2dot when the local venv has not been activated

### 1.2.10 (2017-2-23)
* Handle custom Pytest test items in pytest-webdriver

### 1.2.9 (2017-2-23)
* Add username into mongo server fixture tempdir path to stop collisions on shared multiuser filesystems

### 1.2.8 (2017-2-21)
* Return function results in

### 1.2.7 (2017-2-20)
* More handling for older versions of
* Allow virtualenv argument passing in pytest-virtualenv

### 1.2.6 (2017-2-16 )
* Updated devpi server server setup for devpi-server >= 2.0
* Improvements for random port picking
* HTTPD server now binds to by default to aid Selenium-style testing
* Updated mongodb server args for mongodb >= 3.2
* Corrections for mongodb fixture config and improve startup logic
* Added module-scoped mongodb fixture
* Handling for older versions of
* Fix for #40 where tests that chdir break pytest-profiling

### 1.2.5 (2016-12-09)
* Improvements for server runner host and port generation, now supports random local IPs
* Bugfix for RethinkDB fixture config

### 1.2.4 (2016-11-14)
* Bugfix for pymongo extra dependency
* Windows compatibility fix for pytest-virtualenv (Thanks to Jean-Christophe Fillion-Robin for PR)
* Fix symlink handling for pytest-shutil.cmdline.get_real_python_executable

### 1.2.3 (2016-11-7)
* Improve resiliency of Mongo fixture startup checks

### 1.2.2 (2016-10-27)
* Python 3 compatibility across most of the modules
* Fixed deprecated imports (Thanks to Bryan Moscon)
* Fixed deprecated multicall in pytest-profiling (Thanks to Paul van der Linden for PR)
* Added devpi-server fixture to create an index per test function
* Added missing licence file
* Split up httpd server fixture config so child classes can override loaded modules easier
* Added 'preserve_sys_path' argument to TestServer base class which exports the current python sys.path to subprocesses.
* Updated httpd, redis and jenkins runtime args and paths to current Ubuntu spec
* Ignore errors when tearing down workspaces to avoid race conditions in 'shutil.rmtree' implementation

### 1.2.1 (2016-3-1)
* Fixed pytest-verbose-parametrize for latest version of py.test

### 1.2.0 (2016-2-19)
* New plugin: git repository fixture

### 1.1.1 (2016-2-16)
* pytest-profiling improvement: escape illegal characters in .prof files (Thanks to Aarni Koskela for the PR)

### 1.1.0 (2016-2-15)

* New plugin: devpi server fixture
* pytest-profiling improvement: overly-long .prof files are saved as the short hash of the test name (Thanks to Vladimir Lagunov for PR)
* Changed default behavior of to not use a subshell for security reasons
* Corrected method to handle arguments the same as the parent method
* Removed deprecated '--distribute' from virtualenv args

### 1.0.1 (2015-12-23)

* Packaging bugfix

### 1.0.0 (2015-12-21)

* Initial public release

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