RE: subversion client test suite
From: Peter Vogel <pvogel_at_arsin.com>
Date: 2001-03-08 20:27:49 CET
I believe Bob was recalling a test harness from our
That is, ordinarily, the test harness ran everything
The harness was known as "TD" and later as "CITE"
It was actually a pretty cool harness for its time, though
-- Peter A. Vogel Manager, Configuration Management Arsin Corporation 4800 Great America Parkway Suite 425, Santa Clara, CA 95054 > -----Original Message----- > From: Lee Burgess [mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org] > Sent: Thursday, March 08, 2001 9:01 AM > To: Bob Miller > Cc: email@example.com > Subject: Re: subversion client test suite > > > Bob Miller writes: > > Mo DeJong wrote: > > > > > Same goes for automake, yes it is written in Perl but it does not > > > require Perl at build time, it is only required on the developers > > > machine. > > > > Could the subversion test suite use this approach? > > > > Require a real scripting language to create Bourne shell > test scripts, > > then ship the test scripts in the source tarball. > > > > Developers will need the real scripting language, and > installers will > > need Bourne shell. > > > > Best of both worlds, and only adds one more level of hairy > complexity > > to the test harness design. (-: > > I am hesitant to implement such a system. However, I could possibly > be convinced otherwise. > > Mainly, I don't like the idea of writing a framework in Perl (or > Python or Tcl) which is really generating test suite code in Bash. I > think it is again overkill for the purposes of the subversion client > test suite. > > Please note also, that the client test suite is something that > operates independently of the test harness design. I could be wrong, > but that is what I gathered from my discussion with Karl and Ben. > > -- > Lee P. W. Burgess <<!>> Manipulate eternity. Power is a symphony: > Programmer <<!>> elaborate, enormous, essential. > Red Bean Software <<!>> Dream the moment with a fiddle in summer > firstname.lastname@example.org <<!>> and a knife in winter. > >Received on Sat Oct 21 14:36:25 2006
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