[wingide-users] Testing tool still buggy

Wingware Support support at wingware.com
Mon Sep 13 12:13:17 MDT 2010

cool-RR wrote:
> On Mon, Sep 13, 2010 at 6:10 PM, Wingware Support <support at wingware.com 
> <mailto:support at wingware.com>> wrote:
>     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
> Possibly you've misread my message; I said the file *does* exist.

Yes, sorry, I misread it.  We'll have to try to replicate this here.



Stephan Deibel
Wingware | Python IDE
Advancing Software Development


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