[Zope-CMF] Re: CachingPolicyManager improvements
tseaver at palladion.com
Fri Sep 9 10:48:15 EDT 2005
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Florent Guillaume wrote:
> How about just moving PortalTestCase to CMFCore/tests/whatever ?
CMFCore/tests/base/testcase.py would seem appropriate, with the concrete
version that actually instantiates a portal in
Note that the goal with unit tests is to use the *smallest possible
fixture*; using PortalTestCase when you could equally well use
RequestTest reduces the usefulness of the test:
- it runs slower (the "nibbled to death by ducks" effect, particularly
when re-running the tests frequently, as we all should).
- it may mask undesirable dependencies (CMFCore is not supposed to
depend on CMFDefault, for instance, even in testing).
- it *may* make the tests themselves obscure, because the actual
behavior being tested is tied up in lots of "extraneous"
I saw the last two of these effects today while fixing collector #381,
Tres Seaver +1 202-558-7113 tseaver at palladion.com
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