[Bioperl-l] test::more template

Sendu Bala bix at sendu.me.uk
Fri Oct 20 06:04:48 EDT 2006


Nathan S. Haigh wrote:
> Chris Fields wrote:
>
>> 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.
>
> What is the reason for including Test::More in 't/lib' rather than
> having it as a prereq?

Because we want to ensure that the test suite runs and tells you real 
problems (if any) about the code (Bioperl) that it is testing, not 
problems about actually running the tests (which are NOT required for 
using Bioperl, so cannot be considered 'pre-requisites').



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