[Bioperl-l] Please do not commit without testing
Nathan S. Haigh
n.haigh at sheffield.ac.uk
Thu Nov 23 17:39:17 EST 2006
Sendu Bala wrote:
> Chris Fields wrote:
>> On Nov 23, 2006, at 3:18 PM, Sendu Bala wrote:
>>> 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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I'd possibly put it somewhere like:
If there's enough stuff to create a new page? If so, how about a page
called "testing" or "test suite" or "running tests"??
Just ensure it's given the "Developer resources" Category to make it
that bit easier to locate.
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