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An example harness for testing an XMLRPC client/server relationship
from threading import Thread
from unittest import TestCase
from xmlrpclib import ServerProxy
from SimpleXMLRPCServer import SimpleXMLRPCServer
class Dummy(object):
def __init__(self): = list(xrange(0,10))
def get(self, index):
def steal(self, index):
value =[index][index] = None
return value
class XMLRPCHarness(object):
A setUp/tearDown harness that will provide an XMLRPC Server for us
to test against.
HOST = "localhost"
PORT = 8999
def __init__(self, *args, **kwds):
super(XMLRPCHarness, self).__init__(*args, **kwds)
self.server = None
self.thread = None
self.dummy = None
def setUp(self):
assert(self.server is None)
assert(self.thread is None)
self.dummy = Dummy()
self.server = SimpleXMLRPCServer((self.HOST, self.PORT),
self.server.register_function(self.dummy.get, "get")
self.server.register_function(self.dummy.steal, "steal")
self.thread = Thread(target=self.server.serve_forever,
def tearDown(self):
assert(self.server is not None)
assert(self.thread is not None)
self.server = None
self.dummy = None
self.thread = None
def get_client(self):
assert(self.server is not None)
assert(self.thread is not None)
return ServerProxy("http://%s:%i" % (self.HOST, self.PORT))
class TestSomething(XMLRPCHarness, TestCase):
def test_my_thing(self):
connect = self.get_client()
self.assertEqual(connect.get(1), 1)
# steal should be destructive, check that our dummy changed
self.assertEqual(connect.steal(1), 1)
self.assertEqual(self.dummy.get(1), None)
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