[Bioperl-l] Test coverage for BioPerl now available

Spiros Denaxas spiros at lokku.com
Wed Oct 1 05:13:30 EDT 2008

Awesome work Mauricio, thanks for taking the time to do this. im sure
it will greatly benefit us.


On Tue, Sep 30, 2008 at 10:56 PM, Mauricio Herrera Cuadra
<mauricio at open-bio.org> 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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