[Bioperl-l] Test coverage for BioPerl now available

Heikki Lehvaslaiho heikki at sanbi.ac.za
Wed Oct 1 03:31:13 EDT 2008


Cool!

I have trouble understanding the values in different columns. Could you whip 
together a wiki page that explains in plain English how to read them?

  -Heikki


On Tuesday 30 September 2008 23:56:04 Mauricio Herrera Cuadra wrote:
> Hi all,
>
> Daily-updated test coverage reports are now available for those BioPerl
> packages which make use of the Build.PL mechanism (except bioperl-db):
>
> http://bioperl.org/test-coverage/bioperl-live/
> http://bioperl.org/test-coverage/bioperl-network/
> http://bioperl.org/test-coverage/bioperl-run/
>
> These reports will help us to know the current 'quality' of the code in
> SVN for most of the BioPerl modules. This idea was started by Nathan
> Haigh and Sendu a long time ago and it was my fault to not implement on
> time the necessary script to run the process on a daily basis, so
> apologies for that.
>
> There are still a few things to be done in order to have this working as
> it should:
>
> - Nathan, current Devel::Cover module from CPAN doesn't include the JS
> modifications to make table columns sortable. Do you know what happened
> to the code you contributed to the author for that?
>
> - Reports could be generated for the rest of the BioPerl packages as
> soon as they're migrated to the Build.PL infrastructure. Anyone up for
> that?
>
> - bioperl-db tests require BioSQL to be setup in the webserver machine,
> and the same goes for bioperl-run's tests with ALL of its dependencies.
> The bioperl.org site is co-hosted with all of the other OBF projects and
> that machine also takes care of other things (mailing lists, etc), so I
> would like your feedback on possible workarounds to not overload the
> server if we want to setup such test reports.
>
> Thanks & regards,
> Mauricio.
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