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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] [--version] [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.

show this help message. --help-np forcefully disables the use of a pager for displaying the help message
be verbose - list test names.
do not capture stdout.
drop into debugger on failures or errors.
stop running tests after the first error or failure.
show the module and its version which provides the command


datalad is developed by The DataLad Team and Contributors <>.

2022-06-09 datalad test 0.16.5