Hello everyone. I’ve discovered for myself lately a need to run at the same time doctests alongside with pytest unit tests.
Let’s assume one’s have such structure of a project:
That person needs to cover by unit tests
app package and at the same time check doctests of functions, classes, etc. by means of pytest’s invocation. How can it be achieved? We can put a file named, for instance,
test_package_doctests.py (or any file named according to
pytest.ini rules defined by an owner of a project) to the
tests directory with the following content.
It’s a hacky way to discover both unit tests & doctests by mimicking run of
DocTestSuit inside an ordinary unit test.
Here’s an example of the output, it’s pretty smooth: