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RE: [TSVN] Regression Testing of TSVN

From: Greg Stevenson <greg_at_magictogo.com>
Date: 2005-09-06 17:32:51 CEST

Actually I used Final Builder for years, but switched this year to
Automated Build Studio which I like better. But both are fine products.
Neither are open source however so I wouldn't recommend them for this
project. I also think the are both overpriced. At $99 they would rule
the build market and no one in their right mind would even consider the
current open source alternatives on Windows platforms.

Anyway always good to meet another Delphi dweeb. ;-)

-----Original Message-----
From: Peter McNab [mailto:mcnab_p@melbpc.org.au]
Sent: Tuesday, September 06, 2005 8:21 AM
To: dev@tortoisesvn.tigris.org
Subject: Re: [TSVN] Regression Testing of TSVN

Greg Stevenson wrote:

>Dunit is for unit testing and not functional testing. I am very
>familiar with it. However it will not work for functional testing. Ask
>your programmers how to use Dunit to navigate to a file in windows
>explorer right click on it. Selecte TSVN, then Commit, manipulate the
>dialog, etc. Yes it can be done, but only by reinventing a functional
>testing product like TC. When someone adds all that to any xUnit
>product, we can all use it.
>-----Original Message-----
>From: Alexander Klenin [mailto:klenin@gmail.com]
>Sent: Tuesday, September 06, 2005 12:07 AM
>To: dev@tortoisesvn.tigris.org
>Subject: Re: [TSVN] Regression Testing of TSVN
>On 9/6/05, Greg Stevenson <greg@magictogo.com> wrote:
>>I would be willing to create an automated test suite to run against
>>the nightly builds. The rub here is that there are no open source
>>tools to do this. Regression testing TSVN would require a functional
>>testing tool that can manipulate the UI. Go to OpensourceTesting.org,
>>etc. and you will find this is not an area well served by open source.
>Our company uses open-source tool DUnit for automated testing,
>including GUI testing, and we are generally quite happy with it. Of
>course, we had to write some custom classes for GUI testing, but
>nothing too complex.
>Alexander S. Klenin
>Insight Experts Ltd.
And:- FinalBuilder sounds like the ideal "Windows Platform" tool for
doing the nightly build, and possibly free up the need for two
consecutive runs.

I downloaded the Tortoise source today to take a look at the TSVNCache
and related code, given that it's been a little problematic. Me not
being very C fluent took one look and closed it up again. Ah Delphi,
it's so much easier to read.



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