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

Matt Sergeant
August 28, 2001 06:49
RE: [PATCH pod/perlhack.pod t/op/pack.t] Fixing bad testing advice
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> -----Original Message-----
> From: Robin Houston []
> On Tue, Aug 28, 2001 at 02:18:55PM +0100, Matt Sergeant wrote:
> > make test TEST_VERBOSE=1
> > 
> > Shows you the line number where the test failed.
> > At least it does for me.
> It doesn't do anything for me. I deliberately broke one of the tests
> in perl@10996/t/op/flip.t to test this, and:
> bash$ make test TEST_VERBOSE=1
> ...
> op/flip............................FAILED at test 7
> ...
> Failed 1 test script out of 409, 99.76% okay.
>    ### Since not all tests were successful, you may want to run some
>    ### of them individually and examine any diagnostic messages they
> ...
> The caller() idea suggested by MJD and Nicholas Clark is good.

This is implemented in, in core. Been there for a while now. That's
why I see line numbers I guess.


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