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Execute block of code within a temporary directory

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Change into newly created temporary directory for executing a block of code.

Upon leaving the code block the temporary directory and all its contents are removed and the original working directory is restored.

Intended as a tool to ease “integration” testing.

The package contains only two functions: in_temp_dir to be used with the with statement and within_temp_dir to decorate a function.


Function decorator:

def f():
    return os.getcwd()

class TestScript(unittest.TestCase):

    def test_output_file_created(self):

Context manager:

with in_temp_dir():
    with open('tempfile', 'w') as f:

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