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  • Hi all, Andy Lester sent me an email (which I'm relaying with permission) saying that he feels the TAPx::Parser distribution is a good candidate for Test::Harness 3.0. To see how well this works, ...
    OvidOvid
    Jan 20, 2007 at 9:13 pm
    Jan 23, 2007 at 12:38 pm
  • I like Test::Exception, it's a very fundamental test module with Text::NoWarning, Test::Deep and other goodies. Still, I believe some of the functions made available should not be there at all. The ...
    Nadim KhemirNadim Khemir
    Jan 30, 2007 at 5:16 pm
    Feb 2, 2007 at 5:21 pm
  • From the docs: BAIL_OUT BAIL_OUT($reason); Indicates to the harness that things are going so badly all testing should terminate. This includes the running any additional test scripts. This is ...
    OvidOvid
    Jan 4, 2007 at 9:34 pm
    Jan 7, 2007 at 7:08 pm
  • Quite often people will write code which tests to see if $ENV{HARNESS_ACTIVE} is true. For example, this allows them to not email support from their code while testing. This variable is set in ...
    OvidOvid
    Jan 11, 2007 at 2:30 pm
    Jan 15, 2007 at 4:46 pm
  • Pursuant to some discussion with BrowserUK at http://perlmonks.org/?node_id=593087, I'm looking at this and seeing some problems. -- Failed Test Stat Wstat Total Fail List of Failed ...
    OvidOvid
    Jan 5, 2007 at 7:11 pm
    Jan 10, 2007 at 4:48 pm
  • If anyone has been paying attention to my journal, you may have vaguely heard about "pip" (which I named mostly because it's cute, easy to type and not taken by anything other program in debian, but ...
    Adam KennedyAdam Kennedy
    Jan 9, 2007 at 11:07 am
    Jan 23, 2007 at 12:50 pm
  • I've just committed a patch against ExtUtils::MakeMaker 6.31 that makes test_harness use TAPx::Harness instead of Test::Harness if the env variable PERL_EUMM_USE_TAPX is set to a true value and ...
    Andy ArmstrongAndy Armstrong
    Jan 27, 2007 at 7:10 pm
    Jan 30, 2007 at 1:00 pm
  • Hi all, I've just released 0.50_06 to the CPAN. This should be called the 'Andy Armstrong' release because he's tracked down several irritating bugs and made it work on Windows! Reluctantly, we're ...
    OvidOvid
    Jan 18, 2007 at 8:52 pm
    Jan 23, 2007 at 10:53 pm
  • It's on its way to the CPAN now. Thanks for lots of feedback. I'd really love to hear from Windows users as to whether or not it seems to work OK there. Also, if you're using TAPx::Parser and you ...
    OvidOvid
    Jan 8, 2007 at 8:26 pm
    Jan 9, 2007 at 9:52 am
  • http://search.cpan.org/dist/Test-Harness/lib/Test/Harness/TAP.pod implies that if I want to skip all tests, I need something like this format: 1..0 # SKIP why not? I've also noticed that all of the ...
    OvidOvid
    Jan 24, 2007 at 12:44 pm
    Jan 25, 2007 at 9:30 am
  • Has anyone ever used Test::More and Fatal together? I have a test script, where each test builds upon the work of the previous step (it's part of the Subversion Perl bindings test suite, and it ...
    Nik ClaytonNik Clayton
    Jan 24, 2007 at 3:43 pm
    Jan 25, 2007 at 2:01 am
  • Some of the limitations of TAPx::Parser are due to how Test::Builder works. One thing which isn't making it into 'runtests' is the -Q switch. I have a -q which doesn't print test failures while tests ...
    OvidOvid
    Jan 5, 2007 at 8:21 pm
    Jan 5, 2007 at 11:17 pm
  • As I've been increasing the test coverage of XML::RSS, something has occured to me. Let's suppose we have the following pseaudo-code: <<<<<< sub func1 { my ($self, @params) = @_; . . . if (COND) { ...
    Shlomi FishShlomi Fish
    Jan 12, 2007 at 7:31 pm
    Jan 13, 2007 at 9:18 am
  • What with all the activity on this list in the last week (TAPx::Parser about to morph into Test::Harness), it's all been more than I can keep up with. I would like to suggest that one or more or the ...
    James E KeenanJames E Keenan
    Jan 24, 2007 at 1:41 am
    Jan 24, 2007 at 10:55 pm
  • Hi all, If you've not checked out TAPx::Parser lately, here's what the 'runtests' output looks like: http://publius-ovidius.livejournal.com/222624.html Cheers, Ovid -- Buy the book -- ...
    OvidOvid
    Jan 15, 2007 at 2:25 pm
    Jan 16, 2007 at 1:49 am
  • It looks like TAPx::Parser is now working on Windows (thanks Corion!), even though some tests fail. TAPx-Parser-0.50_05 may fix the whitespace issue with the Windows tests, but the wait status still ...
    OvidOvid
    Jan 15, 2007 at 10:44 am
    Jan 15, 2007 at 11:02 am
  • Hi all! In this message to Israel.PM: http://perl.org.il/pipermail/perl/2006-September/008165.html Yuval Kogman claimed that Module::Build generates CPAN testers reports with no output from the test ...
    Shlomi FishShlomi Fish
    Jan 12, 2007 at 2:49 pm
    Jan 12, 2007 at 7:21 pm
  • OK, here's a first pass at sample test output with my new test harness. Note that the -q option is enabled to suppress a very long test output. Let me know what you think. I do realize that the ...
    OvidOvid
    Jan 5, 2007 at 11:22 pm
    Jan 7, 2007 at 1:29 am
  • It's been a while since I've updated the TAP grammar and the old one has some weaknesses. Here's the corrected one. Feedback welcome. I'm feeling under the weather, so this was probably a bad thing ...
    OvidOvid
    Jan 23, 2007 at 8:16 pm
    Jan 23, 2007 at 8:29 pm
  • In trying to get runtests to run against the core Perl test suite on a freshly built download, I'm having a few difficulties. 'make test' says this: u=5.02 s=4.72 cu=297.54 cs=98.73 scripts=934 ...
    OvidOvid
    Jan 21, 2007 at 1:54 pm
    Jan 22, 2007 at 8:49 am
  • Hi all, Anybody like testing and depend on PAR to work? If so, Module::ScanDeps *badly* needs your help. There are currently only two tests, one of which is conditional on Module::Pluggable, the ...
    Eric WilhelmEric Wilhelm
    Jan 19, 2007 at 10:40 am
    Jan 19, 2007 at 11:20 am
  • Bah. Probably should have gone to qa instead. :-/ -=Chris
    Christopher H. LacoChristopher H. Laco
    Jan 17, 2007 at 1:57 pm
    Jan 17, 2007 at 11:49 pm
  • The last major obstacle (that I know of) to get TAPx::Parser into beta is the IPC::Open3 issue on Windows. I've described it fairly carefully at: http://www.perlmonks.org/index.pl?node_id=593769 Any ...
    OvidOvid
    Jan 9, 2007 at 7:18 pm
    Jan 10, 2007 at 12:23 am
  • Summary: if your TAP suddenly jumps from test #2 to test #29, Test::Harness reports that tests #3 through #28 have 'failed'. TAPx::Harness does not report them as failures, but as parse errors ...
    OvidOvid
    Jan 6, 2007 at 1:06 pm
    Jan 6, 2007 at 11:10 pm
  • From http://www.perlmonks.org/?node_id=593087: I'm working on TAPx::Parser and trying very hard to make my TAPx::Harness output as similar to Test::Harness output as is feasible. I am doing this ...
    OvidOvid
    Jan 5, 2007 at 9:50 am
    Jan 5, 2007 at 10:12 am
  • Also posted to http://www.perlmonks.org/?node_id=592527. I'm planning, within the next couple of weeks or so, to release a new version of TAPx::Parser. Amongst other things, I have two test harnesses ...
    OvidOvid
    Jan 2, 2007 at 11:08 am
    Jan 4, 2007 at 9:15 am
  • If eval ended with no errors but in the scope cleanup a die was caught inside an eval, what then? (Should pass lives_ok and I don't think it will without more work on the SIG{__DIE__} fiddling.) I ...
    David GoldenDavid Golden
    Jan 31, 2007 at 2:55 pm
    Jan 31, 2007 at 2:55 pm
  • A, slightly, better way to handle diagnostics? http://search.cpan.org/~nkh/Carp-Diagnostics-0.02/ Cheers, Nadim.
    Nadim KhemirNadim Khemir
    Jan 30, 2007 at 4:44 pm
    Jan 30, 2007 at 4:44 pm
  • Dear Lovers of all things TAP, Just wanted to let you know about a new module I just released for the OCaml language that produces TAP output. http://www.iinteractive.com/ocaml/ It supports most (but ...
    Stevan LittleStevan Little
    Jan 25, 2007 at 10:31 pm
    Jan 25, 2007 at 10:31 pm
  • Hey folks, Konobi pointed me at an interesting talk about writing customer readable tests that were also executable. The video is from the Google London Test Automation Conference. (The code is in ...
    Luke ClossLuke Closs
    Jan 25, 2007 at 3:01 am
    Jan 25, 2007 at 3:01 am
  • Hi all, Now that Andy Armstrong has set up a public subversion repository for TAPx::Parser, you can do an anonymous checkout of the bleed version with: svn checkout http://svn.hexten.net/tapx So far, ...
    OvidOvid
    Jan 17, 2007 at 7:04 pm
    Jan 17, 2007 at 7:04 pm
  • I have two different types of runtime configuration files needed for TAPx::Parser. One is the 'execrc' file which one can use to get fine-grained control for running every type of test. The other is ...
    OvidOvid
    Jan 15, 2007 at 11:41 pm
    Jan 15, 2007 at 11:41 pm
  • Hi all, The next devel version of TAPx::Parser is on its way to the CPAN. Note that at least one change is backwards incompatible. Of course, this has always been labeled ALPHA software and in any ...
    OvidOvid
    Jan 14, 2007 at 7:40 pm
    Jan 14, 2007 at 7:40 pm
  • That's what we're doing at work to provide some measure of safety on a mid-sized app that we're cleaning up. However, that still doesn't address the issue that sometimes you absolutely don't want to ...
    OvidOvid
    Jan 14, 2007 at 7:28 pm
    Jan 14, 2007 at 7:28 pm
  • In TAPx::Parser, if a TODO test unexpectedly succeeds, you can find out by calling: if ( $result- todo_failed ) { ... } That keeps screwing my head up. I'm deprecating it and it will now issue a ...
    OvidOvid
    Jan 8, 2007 at 7:24 pm
    Jan 8, 2007 at 7:24 pm
  • Now you can all find out if this was a colossal mistake or not. Cheers, Ovid 0.50_01 06 January 2007 - Added a new example which shows to how test Perl, Ruby, and URLs all at the same time using ...
    OvidOvid
    Jan 6, 2007 at 5:37 pm
    Jan 6, 2007 at 5:37 pm
  • Whoops. Forgot to send this back to the list. --- Ovid wrote: -- Buy the book -- http://www.oreilly.com/catalog/perlhks/ Perl and CGI -- http://users.easystreet.com/ovid/cgi_course/
    OvidOvid
    Jan 4, 2007 at 2:01 pm
    Jan 4, 2007 at 2:01 pm
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