Opened 6 years ago

Closed 6 years ago

#11412 closed (wontfix)

documentation on test fixtures is not clear on fixture's file naming

Reported by: artem.skvira@… Owned by: nobody
Component: Documentation Version: 1.0
Severity: Keywords: fixtures, testing
Cc: Triage Stage: Unreviewed
Has patch: no Needs documentation: no
Needs tests: no Patch needs improvement: no
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"Fixture loading",

does not go into any considerable details as how to name the files in the subfolder 'fixtures'.

It's be nice if it says something like: 'Fixture files generated by "./ dumpdata" have to reside in subfolder 'fixtures' of the application being tested and file names must correspond to the strings in the 'fixtures' array of testing class'

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comment:1 Changed 6 years ago by russellm

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The docs already point to the loaddata docs, which explain how fixtures are named, and where they should be placed.

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