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Port the python api decorator to use test categories

Authored by labath on Oct 23 2015, 7:17 AM.



Per discussions on the mailing list, I have implemented a decorator which annotates individual
test methods with categories. I have used this framework to replace the '-a' and '+a'
command-line switches (now '-G pyapi' and '--skip-category pyapi') and the @python_api_test
decorator (now @categories('pyapi')). The test suite now gives an error message suggesting the
new options if the user specifies the deprecated +/-a switches. If the general direction is good,
I will follow this up with other switches.

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labath updated this revision to Diff 38235.Oct 23 2015, 7:17 AM
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zturner edited edge metadata.Oct 23 2015, 9:46 AM

Could you call this something less generic than categories? The name of the decorator should be descriptive enough to hint that it can only be applied to test methods. test_categories even.

test_categories is the name of .py file. :/ How about add_test_categories ?

Yea that sounds good too.

tfiala accepted this revision.Oct 24 2015, 7:58 AM
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I like it.

This revision is now accepted and ready to land.Oct 24 2015, 7:58 AM
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