shunit2_tests

Generate a shunit2_test target for each file in the sources field.

Backend: pants.backend.shell

dependencies

type: Iterable[str] | None
default: None

Addresses to other targets that this target depends on, e.g. ['helloworld/subdir:lib', 'helloworld/main.py:lib', '3rdparty:reqs#django'].

This augments any dependencies inferred by Pants, such as by analyzing your imports. Use ./pants dependencies or ./pants peek on this target to get the final result.

See Targets and BUILD files#target-addresses and Targets and BUILD files#target-generation for more about how addresses are formed, including for generated targets. You can also run ./pants list :: to find all addresses in your project, or ./pants list dir: to find all addresses defined in that directory.

If the target is in the same BUILD file, you can leave off the BUILD file path, e.g. :tgt instead of helloworld/subdir:tgt. For generated first-party addresses, use ./ for the file path, e.g. ./main.py:tgt; for all other generated targets, use :tgt#generated_name.

You may exclude dependencies by prefixing with !, e.g. ['!helloworld/subdir:lib', '!./sibling.txt']. Ignores are intended for false positives with dependency inference; otherwise, simply leave off the dependency from the BUILD file.

description

type: str | None
default: None

A human-readable description of the target.

Use ./pants list --documented :: to see all targets with descriptions.

overrides

type: Dict[Union[str, Tuple[str, ...]], Dict[str, Any]] | None
default: None

Override the field values for generated shunit2_test targets.

Expects a dictionary of relative file paths and globs to a dictionary for the overrides. You may either use a string for a single path / glob, or a string tuple for multiple paths / globs. Each override is a dictionary of field names to the overridden value.

For example:

overrides={
  "foo_test.sh": {"timeout": 120]},
  "bar_test.sh": {"timeout": 200]},
  ("foo_test.sh", "bar_test.sh"): {"tags": ["slow_tests"]},
}

File paths and globs are relative to the BUILD file's directory. Every overridden file is validated to belong to this target's sources field.

If you'd like to override a field's value for every shunit2_test target generated by this target, change the field directly on this target rather than using the overrides field.

You can specify the same file name in multiple keys, so long as you don't override the same field more than one time for the file.

runtime_package_dependencies

type: Iterable[str] | None
default: None

Addresses to targets that can be built with the ./pants package goal and whose resulting artifacts should be included in the test run.

Pants will build the artifacts as if you had run ./pants package. It will include the results in your test's chroot, using the same name they would normally have, but without the --distdir prefix (e.g. dist/).

You can include anything that can be built by ./pants package, e.g. a pex_binary, python_awslambda, or an archive.

shell

type: 'bash' | 'dash' | 'ksh' | 'pdksh' | 'sh' | 'zsh' | None
default: None

Which shell to run the tests with. If unspecified, Pants will look for a shebang line.

skip_shellcheck

type: bool
default: False
backend: pants.backend.shell.lint.shellcheck

If true, don't run Shellcheck on this target's code.

skip_shfmt

type: bool
default: False
backend: pants.backend.shell.lint.shfmt

If true, don't run shfmt on this target's code.

skip_tests

type: bool
default: False

If true, don't run this target's tests.

sources

type: Iterable[str] | None
default: ('*_test.sh', 'test_*.sh', 'tests.sh')

A list of files and globs that belong to this target.

Paths are relative to the BUILD file's directory. You can ignore files/globs by prefixing them with !.

Example: sources=['example.ext', 'test_*.ext', '!test_ignore.ext'].

tags

type: Iterable[str] | None
default: None

Arbitrary strings to describe a target.

For example, you may tag some test targets with 'integration_test' so that you could run ./pants --tag='integration_test' test :: to only run on targets with that tag.

timeout

type: int | None
default: None

A timeout (in seconds) used by each test file belonging to this target.

If unset, the test will never time out.


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