Author Adnan Umer
Recipients Adnan Umer
Date 2018-12-24.15:19:00
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When a method/bounded function is mocked and side_effect is supplied to it, the side_effect function doesn't get the reference to the instance.

Suppose we have something like this


class SomeClass:
    def do_something(self, x):
        pass

def some_function(x):
    cls = SomeClass()
    y = class.do_something(x)
    return y


And the test for some_function will be 


def do_something_side_effect(x):
    retrun x

def test_some_function():
    with mock.path("SomeCass.do_something") as do_something_mock:
        do_something_mock.side_effect = do_something_side_effect
        assert some_function(1)


Here do_something_side_effect mock will not have access to SomeClass instance.
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