[IronPython] Unittest Module Unavailable in V2.7a1
Larry.Jones at aspentech.com
Mon Aug 30 08:32:06 PDT 2010
Thanks, Michael, for the information. I copied the file unittest.py from
my IronPython 2.6 installation to my IronPython 2.7 installation.
It did seem to work, although discovering that in 2.7 unittest is a
directory containing a number of other files, was a bit disconcerting. I
renamed the v2.7 unittest directory (to unittest.000) and then copied
unittest.py from the IronPython 2.6 installation.
I greatly appreciate your help on this.
From: users-bounces at lists.ironpython.com
[mailto:users-bounces at lists.ironpython.com] On Behalf Of Michael Foord
Sent: Monday, August 30, 2010 9:33 AM
To: Discussion of IronPython
Subject: Re: [IronPython] Unittest Module Unavailable in V2.7a1
On 30/08/2010 16:38, Jones, Larry wrote:
My team is currently using VS2010 for work. I want to demonstrate that
using IronPython as our "unit testing language" can be more productive
than using either NUnit or Microsoft Test.
In order to integrate with VS2010, I believe I must use IronPython
2.7a1. I believe this is the only release that includes the IronPython
Tools. However, IronPython 2.7a1 fails when executing 'import unittest'.
I've submitted a work item, 28709, to the IronPython issue tracker;
however, I'm wondering if another work around exists then writing code
in 2.6.1 - which will execute outside VS2010 - but cannot be executed
from within Visual Studio (it invoke IronPython 2.7a1).
The IronPython team is aware of this problem, it was caused by a 'bug'
in the tools that package the installer.
A simple workaround (that will probably work) is to copy the unittest
package from a CPython 2.7 installation into your IronPython Lib
directory. In IronPython 2.7 the unittest package is missing some files.
All the best,
Have a great day!
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