nose2 uses semantic versioning (currently in 0.x) and the popular “keep a changelog” format (v1.0.0).
nose2 tries not to break backwards compatibility in any release. Until v1.0, versions are numbered 0.MAJOR.MINOR. Major releases introduce new functionality or contain necessary breaking changes. Minor releases are primarily used for bugfix or small features which are unlikely to break users’ testsuites.
The 0.12.x series will be the final releases of
nose2 which support
--junit-xmlwhen using the junitxml plugin. This means that the
--junit-xmlflag can be omitted when
--junit-xml-pathis specified. (#521)
Remove the dependency on
coverage. Use of the coverage plugin now requires that you either install
coverageindependently, or use the extra,
nose2[coverage_plugin]. As a result,
nose2no longer has any strict dependencies
Remove the dependency on
six, instead using a vendored copy. This ensures that the dependency for
nose2doesn’t conflict with application dependencies
nose2no longer provides an entry-point named based on the current python version, e.g.
nose2-3.8on python3.8 . Only the
nose2command is provided.
Remove support for
nose2itself. This usage is deprecated by setuptools. Developers contributing to
nose2are encouraged to use
nose2’s testsuite, per the contributing guide.
This is the first version of nose2 using sphinx-issues to credit contributors in the changelog.
Test classes now have their short description (first line of docstring) printed in verbose output
The junitxml plugin now sets
testcasenode as an ISO-8601 timestamp. Thanks to @deeplow for the contribution!
Drop support for Python 3.5
Python 3.10 is now officially supported. Python 3.11-dev will be supported on a best-effort basis. Thanks to @hugovk and @tirkarthi for their contributions!
nose2source code is now autoformatted with
nose2has switched its main development branch from
Releases are now published using build
Add support for test classes when running with the multiprocessing plugin. Thanks to @ltfish for the initial contribution and @stefanholek for the refinement to this change!
Various documentation fixes
Support for subtests!
Notes for plugin authors about subtest support:
Subtest failures will produce a
outcome = "subtest"
Subtest events can be failures, but they do not indicate success – the containing test will send a success event if no subtests fail
Drop support for Python 3.4
Python 3.8 and 3.9 are now officially supported
Improve helptext for the multiprocess plugin’s
When run with reduced verbosity (e.g. with
nose2will no longer print an empty line before test reports
The plugin registry will no longer contain duplicate plugins and or base
Fix function test case implementation of
__repr__. This removes the injected
transplant_class.<locals>from reporting output
Doctest loading will now skip
setup.pyfiles in the project root
Class methods decorated (e.g. with
mock.patch) are no longer incorrectly picked up by the function loader
--junit-xml-pathto the junit plugin argument list
It is now possible to use the multiprocess and coverage plugins together, as long as all of the coverage config is put into the config file
Minor changes to be compatible with newer pythons (3.8, 3.9)
the prof plugin now uses
hotshotfor profiling, and therefore now supports python versions which do not include
skipped tests now include the user’s reason in junit XML’s
the prettyassert plugin mishandled multi-line function definitions
Using a plugin’s CLI flag when the plugin is already enabled via config no longer errors – it is a no-op instead
nose2.plugins.prettyassert, enabled with
--pretty-assert, which pretty-prints AssertionErrors generated by
Update trove classifier to “beta” from “alpha” status
Cleanup code for EOLed python versions
Dropped support for
distutils. Installation now requires
Result reporter respects failure status set by other plugins
JUnit XML plugin now includes the skip reason in its output
Add code to enable plugins to documentation
Dropped support for python 3.3
For junitxml plugin use test module in place of classname if no classname exists
Setup tools invocation now handles coverage
setuptoolswill now trigger
fail_underin converage config
Avoid infinite recursion when loading setuptools from zipped egg
Manpage now renders reproducibly
MP doc build now reproducible
support for python 3.6.
Tests failing due to .coveragerc not in MANIFEST
Includes changes from version
0.7.1, never released.
Proper indentation of test with docstring in layers
MP plugin now calls startSubprocess in subprocess
Add Makefile to enable “quickstart” workflow
Removed bootstrap.sh and test.sh
Automatically create .coverage file during coverage reporting
Better handling of import failures
Note: v0.7.0 drops several unsupported python versions
Add layer fixture events and hooks
junit-xml: add logs in “system-out”
Give full exc_info to loader.failedLoadTests
Replace cov-core with coverage in the coverage plugin
Give better error when cannot import a testname
Better errors when tests fail to load
Allow combination of MP and OutputBuffer plugins on Python 3
Dropped unsupported Python 2.6, 3.2, 3.3
nose2.compatis removed because it is no longer needed. If you have
from nose2.compat import unittestin your code, you will need to replace it with
Prevent crashing from UnicodeDecodeError
Fix unicode stream encoding
MP will never spawn more processes than there are tests. e.g. When running only one test, only one process is spawned
Add support for python 3.4, 3.5
fix the coverage plugin tests for coverage==3.7.1
missing test files added to package.
Junit XML report support properties
Add a createdTestSuite event, fired after test loading
Improve test coverage
When test loading fails, print the traceback
Junit-xml plugin fixed on windows
Ensure tests are importable before trying to load them
Fail test instead of skipping it, when setup fails
collectplugin work with layers
Fix coverage plugin to take import-time coverage into account
with_setup and with_teardown decorators to set the setup & teardown on a function
dundertests plugin to skip tests with __test__ == False
EggDiscoveryLoader for discovering tests within Eggs
Support params with such
Include logging output in junit XML
such errors early if Layers plugin is not loaded
Allow use of nose2.main() from within a test module
Such DSL ignores two such.A with the same description
Record skipped tests as ‘skipped’ instead of ‘skips’
Result output failed on unicode characters
Fix multiprocessing plugin on Windows
Ensure plugins write to the event stream
multiprocessing could lock master proc and fail to exit
junit report path was sensitive to changes in cwd
Test runs would crash if a TestCase __init__ threw an exception
Plugin failures no longer crash the whole test run
Handle errors in test setup and teardown
Fix reporting of xfail tests
Log capture was waiting too long to render mutable objects to strings
Layers plugin was not running testSetUp/testTearDown from higher such layers
start-dir config option. Thanks to Stéphane Klein.
Help text for verbose flag. Thanks to Tim Sampson.
Added badges to README. Thanks to Omer Katz.
Updated six version requirement to be less Restrictive. Thanks to Stéphane Klein.
Cleaned up numerous PEP8 violations. Thanks to Omer Katz.
Fixed broken import in collector.py. Thanks to Shaun Crampton.
Fixed processes command line option in mp plugin. Thanks to Tim Sampson.
Fixed handling of class fixtures in multiprocess plugin. Thanks to Tim Sampson.
Fixed intermittent test failure caused by nondeterministic key ordering. Thanks to Stéphane Klein.
Fixed syntax error in printhooks. Thanks to Tim Sampson.
Fixed formatting in changelog. Thanks to Omer Katz.
Fixed typos in docs and examples. Thanks to Tim Sampson.
Docs note support for python 3.3. Thanks Omer Katz for the bug report.
Fixed DeprecationWarning for compiler package on python 2.7. Thanks Max Arnold.
Fixed lack of timing information in junitxml exception reports. Thanks Viacheslav Dukalskiy.
Cleaned up junitxml xml output. Thanks Philip Thiem.
Fixed broken interaction between attrib and layers plugins. They can now be used together. Thanks @fajpunk.
Fixed incorrect calling order of layer setup/teardown and test setup/test teardown methods. Thanks again @fajpunk for tests and fixes.
Fixed sort key generation for layers.
Fixed packaging for non-setuptools, pre-python 2.7. Thanks to fajpunk for the patch.
such.Scenarioto allow use of externally-defined layers in such DSL tests.
Fixed unpredictable ordering of layer tests.
Includes changes from version
0.4, never released.
Fixed packaging bug.
nose2.plugins.layers to support Zope testing style fixture layers.
nose2.tools.such, a spec-like DSL for writing tests with layers.
nose2.plugins.loader.loadtests to support the unittest2 load_tests protocol.
nose2.plugins.mp to support distributing test runs across multiple processes.
nose2.plugins.testclasses to support loading tests from ordinary classes that are not subclasses of unittest.TestCase.
nose2.main.PluggableTestProgramnow accepts an
extraHookskeyword argument, which allows attaching arbitrary objects to the hooks system.
The default script target was changed from
nose2.discover. The former may still be used for running a single module of tests, unittest-style. The latter ignores the
moduleargument. Thanks to @dtcaciuc for the bug report (#32).
Fixed bug that caused Skip reason to always be set to
nose2.plugins.junitxml to support jUnit XML output
nose2.plugins.attrib to support test filtering by attributes
Added afterTestRun hook and moved result report output calls to that hook. This prevents plugin ordering issues with the stopTestRun hook (which still exists, and fires before afterTestRun).
Fixed bug in loading of tests by name that caused ImportErrors to be silently ignored.
Fixed missing __unittest flag in several modules. Thanks to Wouter Overmeire for the patch.
Fixed module fixture calls for function, generator and param tests.
Fixed passing of command-line argument values to list options. Before this fix, lists of lists would be appended to the option target. Now, the option target list is extended with the new values. Thanks to memedough for the bug report.