On Sun, Jul 29, 2012 at 5:36 PM, Hartmut Goebel <h.goebel@crazy-compilers.com> wrote:

I'd like to switch the test suite to use the more modern unittest as of
Python 2.7, which is available as back-port for Python 2.4--2.6, called

This allows e.g. replacing `assert_(aaa ..is bbb)` by `assertIs(aaa,
bbb)`.  These are equivalent, but the later prints more concrete default

The switch could be build into shinken_test.py quite easy, so developers
working with 2.7 do not need to install the backport.

What do you think? What is requires for this, esp. to keep the
Jenkins-tests running?


Why not if the messages are more clear. I'll give a look at the jenkins servers if I can add the backport for all python installs :)