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 2.8.2.
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:
Bruno Oliveira Florian Bruhin Jeff Widman Mehdy Khoshnoody Nicholas Chammas Ronny Pfannschmidt Tim Chan
Happy testing, The py.test Development Team
2.8.4 (compared to 2.8.3)¶
deprecated_call()now works when the deprecated function has been already called by another test in the same module. Thanks Mikhail Chernykh for the report and Bruno Oliveira for the PR.
--pastebinoption now works on Python 3. Thanks Mehdy Khoshnoody for the PR.
--pastebinnow works correctly when captured output contains non-ascii characters. Thanks Bruno Oliveira for the PR.
fix #1204: another error when collecting with a nasty __getattr__(). Thanks Florian Bruhin for the PR.
fix the summary printed when no tests did run. Thanks Florian Bruhin for the PR.
a number of documentation modernizations wrt good practices. Thanks Bruno Oliveira for the PR.