[Bioperl-l] Bioperl NT update

Ewan Birney birney@ebi.ac.uk
Fri, 15 Dec 2000 18:46:19 +0000 (GMT)


On Fri, 15 Dec 2000, Peter Schattner wrote:

> 
> 
> > 
> > What is the problem with precomputed results?
> 
> Perhaps I donít understand what is meant by precomputed results.  I
> assumed you meant making a file with the answers that the test program
> expects and using those answers if the OS is non-unix.  That approach
> seems less maintainable than simply skipping the tests if the OS is
> non-unix.  

I think the tests work best with precomputed results. Trying to call out
to executables in the test suite sounds like we are just going ot get
ourselves into trouble on unix as well as mac/NT.

precomputed results are fine in my view. 


 > 
> -- Peter
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