[Bioperl-l] test::more template

Nathan S. Haigh n.haigh at sheffield.ac.uk
Fri Oct 20 04:35:03 EDT 2006


Chris Fields wrote:
>> Nathan,
>>
>>     
>>> use strict;
>>> use Bio::Root::IO;  # cant test for this, might be needed to get
>>>       
>> Test::More
>>
>> use File::Spec->catfile as Bio::Root::IO->catfile just delegates anyway,
>> and File::Spec is "guaranteed" to be installed with Perl 5.6+.
>>
>>     
>>>     use lib Bio::Root::IO->catfile('t','lib');
>>>       
>> Simpler as:
>> 	use lib 't/lib';
>> I understand the 'lib.pm' accepts Unix style directories REGARDLESS of
>> native
>> platform.
>>
>> --
>> Torsten Seemann
>> Victorian Bioinformatics Consortium, Monash University, Australia
>>     
>
> That is true, at least for WinXP (not sure about older Windows versions out
> there).  I was using 'Root::IO->catfile' but found 'use lib 't/lib' works.
> I may have a few of the 'catfile' versions floating around out there, which
> may be where that originated.
>
> Note that if you plan on using Test::More with the bioperl-run test suite,
> you should add it to the bioperl-run CVS distribution directory in 't/lib'.
> Most people will have it installed, but you never know.
>
> Chris
>
>
>   
What is the reason for including Test::More in 't/lib' rather than
having it as a prereq?

-- 
> A: Yes.
>> Q: Are you sure?
>>     
>>> A: Because it reverses the logical flow of conversation.
>>>       
>>>> Q: Why is top posting frowned upon?
>>>>         
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