[Bioperl-l] Bioperl tests: Test, Test::Simple, Test::More?
cjfields at uiuc.edu
Sun Sep 3 01:02:28 EDT 2006
From the INSTALL:
o SYSTEM REQUIREMENTS
- perl 5.005 or later*.
Frankly, I think we should change that to v 5.8; it's been out for
over three years now. perl 5.10 isn't too far off (let alone Perl6)
and perl 5.005, according to CPAN, is 8 years old.
On Sep 2, 2006, at 9:32 PM, Torsten Seemann wrote:
> Chris Fields wrote:
>> Does anyone have suggestions for a test suite other than the
>> regular ol'
>> Test.pm? I would like something that's a bit more flexible for
>> Bioperl but
>> won't require a ton of revisions for current tests.
> I notice that BioPerl still comes bundled with t/Test.pm 1.15 and
> most of the t/*.t test scripts have a BEGIN block which loads the
> bundled one if a local copy doesn't exist.
> Is this still necessary?
> I think Test.pm has been part of the core Perl distribution since
> 5.6 (happy to be corrected - it's in "man perltoc" if you have 5.6
> installed), and Test::Simple and Test::More are standard in Perl 5.8.
> What is the minimum Perl version required for bioperl-live?
> Torsten Seemann
> Victorian Bioinformatics Consortium, Monash University, Australia
Lab of Dr. Robert Switzer
Dept of Biochemistry
University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign
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