[Biopython-dev] docstring tests

Bruce Southey bsouthey at gmail.com
Wed Feb 11 15:16:41 UTC 2009

Peter wrote:
>> There is also one failure with Python 2.3 which does not test docstrings:
>> ======================================================================
>> ERROR: Test Nexus module
>> ----------------------------------------------------------------------
>> Traceback (most recent call last):
>>  File "test_Nexus.py", line 92, in test_NexusTest1
>>   self.assertTrue('codons' in n.charpartitions)
>> AttributeError: 'NexusTest1' object has no attribute 'assertTrue'
> That is because the unittest assertTrue is only available on python
> 2.4+, so we should add a quick workaround with a note that this can be
> simplified once we drop Python 2.3 support.
> Peter
I think these (as there are more than one) should be using failUnless 
self.failUnless('codons' in n.charpartitions)

 From the docstring
 |  failUnless(self, expr, msg=None)
 |      Fail the test unless the expression is true.


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