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Re: [PATCH pod/perlhack.pod t/op/pack.t] Fixing bad testing advice

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Michael G Schwern
August 28, 2001 02:08
Re: [PATCH pod/perlhack.pod t/op/pack.t] Fixing bad testing advice
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On Tue, Aug 28, 2001 at 10:29:27AM +0200, Rafael Garcia-Suarez wrote:
> Michael G Schwern noticed:
> > Ah HA!  I've been wondering why nobody ever thinks to write a simple
> > ok() function for their tests!  perlhack has bad testing advice.
> Also t/README says :
> 	To add new tests, just look at the current tests and do likewise.
> That's a bit short.

Hmmm.  I'll see what I can do.

> The whole process of writing and integrating tests is not very documented;
> it is not clear for a beginner (as I am) how tests are organized and run
> (esp. those in t/lib/*). Perhaps some pointers would be enough.

That's explained in bleadperl's perlhack as well.


Michael G. Schwern   <>
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