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Jesse Vincent
October 3, 2010 23:01
Re: Test counts
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On Sun  5.Sep'10 at 14:27:17 -0700, Father Chrysostomos wrote:
> Currently, if a patch adjusts a test count, it’s very likely going to conflict with any other patch modifying the same test file.
> There’s a test-counting technique I came up with, which I think I first used in CSS::DOM. It is to put an entry in %INC and create a tests::VERSION sub so that one can write
>   use tests 2;
> before a block containing 2 tests. Then a CHECK routine calls plan() with the number of tests that has accumulated.
> Would it be good to add something like this to, or are we trying to avoid using too many Perl features in that script?

I believe that done_testing, backported from Test::More accomplishes
this goal with less magic. Is that right?


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