Test & Code in Python

171: How and why I use pytest's xfail - Paul Ganssle

November 22nd, 2021  •  38 mins 26 secs  •  Download (26.5 MB)  •  Link with Timestamp

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Paul Ganssle, is a software developer at Google, core Python dev, and open source maintainer for many projects, has some thoughts about pytest's xfail.
He was an early skeptic of using xfail, and is now an proponent of the feature.
In this episode, we talk about some open source workflows that are possible because of xfail.