pytest-2.2.4: bug fixes, better junitxml/unittest/python3 compat

pytest-2.2.4 is a minor backward-compatible release of the versatile py.test testing tool. It contains bug fixes and a few refinements to junitxml reporting, better unittest- and python3 compatibility.

For general information see here:

To install or upgrade pytest:

pip install -U pytest # or easy_install -U pytest

Special thanks for helping on this release to Ronny Pfannschmidt and Benjamin Peterson and the contributors of issues.

best, holger krekel

Changes between 2.2.3 and 2.2.4

  • fix error message for rewritten assertions involving the % operator
  • fix issue 126: correctly match all invalid xml characters for junitxml binary escape
  • fix issue with unittest: now @unittest.expectedFailure markers should be processed correctly (you can also use @pytest.mark markers)
  • document integration with the extended distribute/setuptools test commands
  • fix issue 140: propperly get the real functions of bound classmethods for setup/teardown_class
  • fix issue #141: switch from the deceased to
  • fix issue #143: call unconfigure/sessionfinish always when configure/sessionstart where called
  • fix issue #144: better mangle test ids to junitxml classnames
  • upgrade to 0.6.27