pytest is a mature Python testing tool with more than 1100 tests against itself, passing on many different interpreters and platforms. This release is supposed to be drop-in compatible to 2.8.4.
See below for the changes and see docs at:
As usual, you can upgrade from pypi via:
pip install -U pytest
Thanks to all who contributed to this release, among them:
Alex Gaynor aselus-hub Bruno Oliveira Ronny Pfannschmidt
Happy testing, The py.test Development Team
2.8.5 (compared to 2.8.4)¶
fix #1243: fixed issue where class attributes injected during collection could break pytest. PR by Alexei Kozlenok, thanks Ronny Pfannschmidt and Bruno Oliveira for the review and help.
fix #1074: precompute junitxml chunks instead of storing the whole tree in objects Thanks Bruno Oliveira for the report and Ronny Pfannschmidt for the PR
fix #1238: fix
pytest.deprecated_call()receiving multiple arguments (Regression introduced in 2.8.4). Thanks Alex Gaynor for the report and Bruno Oliveira for the PR.