[wingide-users] Testing tool still buggy

Wingware Support support at wingware.com
Mon Sep 13 10:10:03 MDT 2010

cool-RR wrote:
> I just got back to writing a lot of tests, and the Testing tool is 
> still showing me a lot of bugs (Wing 4b4):
>    1. Sometimes I press Run tests, and nothing happens. The button
>       changes to "Abort tests" but all the test still have the "?"
>       icon and there's no indication of anything being run. Pressing
>       "Abort tests" doesn't do anything, the button doesn't change
>       back to "Run tests", and there seems to be no way to really abort.
>    2. Same "as (1), except the freeze happens after some tests have
>       been run, and one test gets stuck with the "running" icon.
>    3. After tests fail, trying to debug them just raises an exception
>       in nose code. (I can't reproduce it now to say which error
>       exactly, because bugs 1 and 2 don't let me.)
>    4. I thought maybe the problem was that I don't have the most
>       recent nose version. I had 0.11.3. So I upgraded to 0.11.4. Now
>       when I press "Debug all tests" I get this error dialog: "Could
>       not start debug process::Could not launch debugger for
>       "C:\Program Files\Wing IDE
>       4.0\src\testing\runners\run_nosetests_xml.py".  The python
>       interpreter "C:\Python26\python.exe" may not exist." I checked
>       and that run_nosetests_xml.py file does exist in that location.
>       (Also my interpreter exists.)

If you don't have that file, then there is something wrong with your 
Wing installation.  It exists in several installs I've checked here and 
can't work without it.  Can you try uninstalling, manually removing any 
remaining files, and reinstalling?


Stephan Deibel
Wingware | Python IDE
Advancing Software Development


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