Commit 6a1e2815 authored by Daniel Stender's avatar Daniel Stender

New upstream version 0.3.7

parent 11da9071
Metadata-Version: 1.1
Name: pytest-localserver
Version: 0.3.6
Version: 0.3.7
Summary: py.test plugin to test server connections locally.
Author: Sebastian Rahlf
Metadata-Version: 1.1
Name: pytest-localserver
Version: 0.3.6
Summary: py.test plugin to test server connections locally.
Author: Sebastian Rahlf
Author-email: basti AT redtoad DOT de
License: MIT License
Description: ==================
pytest-localserver is a plugin for the `pytest`_ testing framework which enables
you to test server connections locally.
Sometimes `monkeypatching`_ ``urllib2.urlopen()`` just does not cut it, for
instance if you work with ``urllib2.Request``, define your own openers/handlers
or work with ``httplib``. In these cases it may come in handy to have an HTTP
server running locally which behaves just like the real thing [1]_. Well, look
no further!
Let's say you have a function to scrape HTML which only required to be pointed
at a URL ::
import requests
def scrape(url):
html = requests.get(url).text
# some parsing happens here
# ...
return result
You want to test this function in its entirety without having to rely on a
remote server whose content you cannot control, neither do you want to waste
time setting up a complex mechanism to mock or patch the underlying Python
modules dealing with the actual HTTP request (of which there are more than one
BTW). So what do you do?
You simply use pytest's `funcargs feature`_ and simulate an entire server
locally! ::
def test_retrieve_some_content(httpserver):
assert scrape(httpserver.url) == 'Found it!'
What happened here is that for the duration of your tests an HTTP server is
started on a random port on localhost which will serve the content you tell it
to and behaves just like the real thing.
The added bonus is that you can test whether your code behaves gracefully if
there is a network problem::
def test_content_retrieval_fails_graciously(httpserver):
httpserver.serve_content('File not found!', 404)
pytest.raises(ContentNotFoundException, scrape, httpserver.url)
The same thing works for SMTP servers, too::
def test_sending_some_message(smtpserver):
mailer = MyMailer(host=smtpserver.addr[0], port=smtpserver.addr[1])
mailer.send(to='', from_='',
subject='MyMailer v1.0', body='Check out my mailer!')
assert len(smtpserver.outbox)==1
Here an SMTP server is started which accepts e-mails being sent to it. The
nice feature here is that you can actually check if the message was received
and what was sent by looking into the smtpserver's ``outbox``.
It is really that easy!
Available funcargs
Here is a short overview of the available funcargs. For more details I suggest
poking around in the code itself.
provides a threaded HTTP server instance running on localhost. It has the
following attributes:
* ``code`` - HTTP response code (int)
* ``content`` - content of next response (str)
* ``headers`` - response headers (dict)
Once these attribute are set, all subsequent requests will be answered with
these values until they are changed or the server is stopped. A more
convenient way to change these is ::
httpserver.serve_content(content=None, code=200, headers=None)
The server address can be found in property
* ``url``
which is the string representation of tuple ``server_address`` (host as str,
port as int).
If you want to check which form fields have been POSTed, Try ::
httpserver.serve_content(..., show_post_vars=True)
which will display them as parsable text.
is the same as ``httpserver`` only with SSL encryption.
provides a threaded instance of ``smtpd.SMTPServer`` runnning on localhost.
It has the following attributes:
* ``addr`` - server address as tuple (host as str, port as int)
* ``outbox`` - list of ``email.message.Message`` instances received.
Using your a WSGI application as test server
As of version 0.3 you can now use a `WSGI application`_ to run on the test
server ::
from pytest_localserver.http import WSGIServer
def simple_app(environ, start_response):
"""Simplest possible WSGI application"""
status = '200 OK'
response_headers = [('Content-type', 'text/plain')]
start_response(status, response_headers)
return ['Hello world!\n']
def testserver(request):
"""Defines the testserver funcarg"""
server = WSGIServer(application=simple_app)
return server
def test_retrieve_some_content(testserver):
assert scrape(testserver.url) == 'Hello world!\n'
Have a look at the following page for more information on WSGI:
Download and Installation
You can install the plugin by running ::
pip install pytest-localserver
Alternatively, get the latest stable version from `PyPI`_ or the latest
`bleeding-edge archive`_ from
License and Credits
This plugin is released under the MIT license. You can find the full text of
the license in the LICENSE file.
Copyright (C) 2010-2013 Sebastian Rahlf and others (see AUTHORS).
Some parts of this package is based on ideas or code from other people:
- I borrowed some implementation ideas for the httpserver from `linkchecker`_.
- The implementation for the SMTP server is based on the `Mailsink recipe`_ by
Adam Feuer, Matt Branthwaite and Troy Frever.
- The HTTPS implementation is based on work by `Sebastien Martini`_.
Thanks guys!
Development and future plans
Feel free to clone the repository and add your own changes. Pull requests are
always welcome!::
hg clone
If you find any bugs, please file a `report`_.
Test can be run with tox. Note that you need virtualenv<1.8 to run tests for
Python 2.4.
I already have a couple of ideas for future versions:
* support for FTP, SSH (maybe base all on twisted?)
* making the SMTP outbox as convenient to use as ``django.core.mail.outbox``
* add your own here!
.. [1] The idea for this project was born when I needed to check that `a piece
of software`_ behaved itself when receiving HTTP error codes 404 and 500.
Having unsuccessfully tried to mock a server, I stumbled across
`linkchecker`_ which uses a the same idea to test its internals.
.. _monkeypatching:
.. _pytest:
.. _funcargs feature:
.. _linkchecker:
.. _WSGI application:
.. _PyPI:
.. _bleeding-edge archive:
.. _report:
.. _tox:
.. _a piece of software:
.. _Mailsink recipe:
.. _Sebastien Martini:
Keywords: py.test pytest server localhost http smtp
Platform: UNKNOWN
Classifier: Operating System :: OS Independent
Classifier: Development Status :: 4 - Beta
Classifier: Intended Audience :: Developers
Classifier: License :: OSI Approved :: MIT License
Classifier: Programming Language :: Python :: 2
Classifier: Programming Language :: Python :: 2.6
Classifier: Programming Language :: Python :: 2.7
Classifier: Programming Language :: Python :: 3
Classifier: Programming Language :: Python :: 3.3
Classifier: Programming Language :: Python :: 3.4
Classifier: Programming Language :: Python :: 3.5
Classifier: Topic :: Software Development :: Testing
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localserver = pytest_localserver.plugin
VERSION = '0.3.6'
VERSION = '0.3.7'
......@@ -43,11 +43,14 @@ class Server (smtpd.SMTPServer, threading.Thread):
self.threadName = self.__class__.__name__
threading.Thread.__init__(self, name=self.threadName)
def process_message(self, peer, mailfrom, rcpttos, data):
def process_message(self, peer, mailfrom, rcpttos, data, **kwargs):
Adds message to outbox.
self.outbox += [email.message_from_string(data)]
self.outbox += [email.message_from_bytes(data)]
except AttributeError:
self.outbox += [email.message_from_string(data)]
def run(self):
......@@ -2,7 +2,7 @@ from setuptools import setup, Command
import sys
VERSION = '0.3.6'
VERSION = '0.3.7'
def read(fname):
......@@ -30,7 +30,7 @@ def send_plain_email(to, from_, subject, txt, server=('localhost', 25)):
# define test fixture here again in order to run tests without having to
# install the plugin anew every single time
smtpsserver = plugin.smtpserver
smtpserver = plugin.smtpserver
def test_smtpserver_funcarg(smtpserver):
envlist = py26,py27,py33,py34,py35
envlist = py26,py27,py33,py34,py35,py36
recreate = True
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