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datalad test(1) General Commands Manual datalad test(1)


datalad test - run internal DataLad (unit)tests.


datalad test [-h] [-v] [-s] [--pdb] [-x] [module ...]


This can be used to verify correct operation on the system. It is just a thin wrapper around a call to nose, so number of exposed options is minimal


test name(s), by default all tests of DataLad core and any installed extensions are executed.

-h, --help, --help-np
show this help message. --help-np forcefully disables the use of a pager for displaying the help message
-v, --verbose
be verbose - list test names.
-s, --nocapture
do not capture stdout.
drop into debugger on failures or errors.
-x, --stop
stop running tests after the first error or failure.


datalad is developed by The DataLad Team and Contributors <>.
2021-07-23 datalad test 0.14.6