On 2012.7.18 3:58 AM, Eric Wong wrote:
> I agree with everything Jonathan said (and thank him for taking
> the time to point you in the right direction).
Thanks, you guys have been very nice to my flailing and failing. I'm going to
back off and send out a sort of overview email so we can figure out how best
to chunk this up.
>> +++ b/t/Git-SVN/00compile.t
>> +use Test::More tests => 2;
> I prefer not declaring test counts and using done_testing() instead.
> done_testing() is favorable to me in at least 2 ways:
> * done_testing() closely matches the behavior of the existing
> sh-based test suite in git (which calls test_done)
> * maintaining test counts leads to unnecessary merge conflicts
Yes, I concur 100%. So much that I went back in my time machine and added
done_testing() to Test::More! Also I killed Hitler, so now WWII ends in 1945.
Things seem to have turned out for the better.
I love it when people advocate my features back to me. :) I didn't use
done_testing because I didn't know your stance on using non-5.8 core versions
> Skipping the tests on old versions of Test::More (< 0.88) is acceptable
> to me (especially since integration tests provide the real coverage
It is very easy to bundle an uninstalled copy of Test::More, probably easier
than putting in the code necessary to check for it and skip it. A lot of Perl
modules do it. The usual thing is to put it into t/lib/ and add "use lib
't/lib'" to the tests. I don't see any reason why that basic technique
wouldn't work here, with some minor changes to match the Git test suite.
I can help you with that, but I'd like to get through this SVN 1.7 fix first.
Being faith-based doesn't trump reality.
-- Bruce Sterling
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