Commit bc29114a authored by Marco Trevisan's avatar Marco Trevisan
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tests: Add a tool to inspect the single python unit tests

The unit tests files are provided as python files, adding a tool that
allows to list them in order to be able to run them easily via

  python3 -m unittest module.Class.test_method
parent cf951872
#! /usr/bin/env python3
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import argparse
import importlib.util
import inspect
import os
import unittest
def list_tests(module):
tests = []
for name, obj in inspect.getmembers(module):
if inspect.isclass(obj) and issubclass(obj, unittest.TestCase):
cases = unittest.defaultTestLoader.getTestCaseNames(obj)
tests += [ (obj, '{}.{}'.format(name, t)) for t in cases ]
return tests
if __name__ == '__main__':
parser = argparse.ArgumentParser()
parser.add_argument('unittest_source', type=argparse.FileType('r'))
args = parser.parse_args()
source_path =
spec = importlib.util.spec_from_file_location(
os.path.basename(source_path), source_path)
module = importlib.util.module_from_spec(spec)
for machine, human in list_tests(module):
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