PHPUnit error with Zend_Session

May 31, 2011 phpunit zend-framework
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Running a test, I ran into this error:

Zend_Session_Exception: Session must be started before any output has been sent to the browser; output started in /usr/share/php/PHPUnit/Util/Printer.php/173

In order to solve that, I added a line calling ob_start() to my test bootstrap file.

However, there is a better way!!

Instead, add the following line:

Zend_Session::$_unitTestEnabled = true;

This works flawlessly.

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