[Bioperl-l] Please do not commit without testing

Sendu Bala bix at sendu.me.uk
Thu Nov 23 17:07:06 EST 2006

Chris Fields wrote:
> On Nov 23, 2006, at 3:18 PM, Sendu Bala wrote:
>> Developers,
>> Please do not commit changes without testing the test suite first,
>> especially to branches!
>> Note that:
>> perl -I. -w t/test.t
>> is NOT a good enough test, especially for test scripts that still use
>> Test and not Test::More. (The above doesn't capture an incorrect number
>> of tests in the plan.)
>> Always initially do:
>> ./Build test --test_files t/test.t --verbose
>> Then run the entire test suite:
>> ./Build test
> However, the various changes using Module::Build need to be 
> well-documented both in CVS docs and on the wiki.  Your latter example 
> ('./Build test --test_files t/test.t --verbose') is nowhere to be found.

I posted to the list about it on the 17th in thread 'Testing with 
Build.PL'. Where would you suggest a good place on the wiki would be to 
mention something like that?

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