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Source Code for Module lxml.tests.test_errors

# -*- coding: utf-8 -*-
import unittest, doctest

# These tests check that error handling in the Pyrex code is
# complete.
# It is likely that if there are errors, instead of failing the code
# will simply crash.

import sys, gc
from lxml import etree

from common_imports import HelperTestCase

class ErrorTestCase(HelperTestCase):
    etree = etree

    def test_bad_element(self):
        # attrib argument of Element() should be a dictionary, so if
        # we pass a string we should get an error.
        self.assertRaises(TypeError, self.etree.Element, 'a', 'b')

    def test_empty_parse(self):
        self.assertRaises(etree.XMLSyntaxError, etree.fromstring, '')

    def test_element_cyclic_gc_none(self):
        # test if cyclic reference can crash etree
        Element = self.etree.Element

        count = sys.getrefcount(None)

        l = [Element('name'), Element('name')]

        del l

        self.assertEquals(sys.getrefcount(None), count)

def test_suite():
    suite = unittest.TestSuite()
    return suite

if __name__ == '__main__':
    print 'to test use %s' % __file__