Opened 10 years ago

Closed 10 years ago

Last modified 7 years ago

#7487 closed (invalid)

Test Client's Response lacks context/template when using Doctests

Reported by: DanielLindsley Owned by: Jacob
Component: Testing framework Version: master
Severity: Keywords:
Cc: Triage Stage: Accepted
Has patch: yes Needs documentation: no
Needs tests: no Patch needs improvement: no
Easy pickings: UI/UX:


When using 'django.test.client.Client' in conjunction with doctests, the response that comes back from the client will be without the 'context' or 'template' variables. This occurs because the 'template_rendered' signal doesn't seem to fire. The doctest code I am using is:

>>> from django.test import Client
>>> c = Client()

>>> r = c.get('/weather/')
>>> r.status_code

>>> r.context[-1]['station'].id

Without the attached patch, 'r.context' is set to None (via an else case - 'setattr(response, detail, None)' in the Client's request method).

The context/template variables are never set because the 'template_rendered' signal doesn't fire as it has not been imported, thus failing to be connected. This only occurs when using doctests; unittests seem to act differently and aren't affected by this. The attached diff works with both doctests & unittests.

This is not a duplicate of ticket #3051, as these tests are being run from both ' test' as well as ' shell'.

Attachments (1)

doctest_client_fix.diff (474 bytes) - added by DanielLindsley 10 years ago.
Patch For Client

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Change History (5)

Changed 10 years ago by DanielLindsley

Attachment: doctest_client_fix.diff added

Patch For Client

comment:1 Changed 10 years ago by DanielLindsley

Correction: as these tests are being run from ' test', not ' shell'.

comment:2 Changed 10 years ago by Jacob

milestone: 1.0 alpha1.0
Owner: changed from nobody to Jacob
Status: newassigned
Triage Stage: UnreviewedAccepted

comment:3 Changed 10 years ago by DanielLindsley

Resolution: invalid
Status: assignedclosed

Can't recreate with the original code or a simple test case. Closing.

comment:4 Changed 7 years ago by Jacob

milestone: 1.0

Milestone 1.0 deleted

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