Author michael.foord
Recipients Guillaume Chorn, michael.foord, r.david.murray, rbcollins, veky
Date 2016-10-04.10:07:00
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This is a deliberate design decision of mock. Storing references works better for the more general case, with the trade-off being that it doesn't work so well for mutable arguments.

See the note in the docs with a workaround:

https://docs.python.org/3/library/unittest.mock-examples.html#coping-with-mutable-arguments
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