testing.decorate_methods(cls, decorator, testmatch=None)[source]#

Apply a decorator to all methods in a class matching a regular expression.

The given decorator is applied to all public methods of cls that are matched by the regular expression testmatch ( Methods that are private, i.e. start with an underscore, are ignored.


Class whose methods to decorate.


Decorator to apply to methods

testmatchcompiled regexp or str, optional

The regular expression. Default value is None, in which case the nose default (re.compile(r'(?:^|[\b_\.%s-])[Tt]est' % os.sep)) is used. If testmatch is a string, it is compiled to a regular expression first.