On Mon, Nov 12, 2012 at 5:37 PM, Adam Spiers <g...@adamspiers.org> wrote:

> I've been pretty impressed with git's test framework, and I'm not
> aware of many other (decent) shell-based test frameworks out there.
> (One that springs to mind is the one used by rvm, but last time I
> looked - admittedly a while ago now - it had limitations).
> Recently a situation arose where I craved the ability to test
> something via shell.  I did a quick proof of concept and successfully
> extracted out the non-git-specific bits of git's test framework to be
> used to test something entirely unrelated to git:
>     https://github.com/aspiers/shell-env/tree/master/t
> As it turned out to be fairly easy, I was wondering if there would be
> any interest in doing this more formally, i.e. splitting off the
> framework so that it could be used and improved outside the scope of
> git development?  Of course this would pose the question how git would
> consume this new project without any risk of destabilisation.  I'm
> guessing that simply using a git submodule would solve the problem,
> but ICBW ...

FWIW, the notmuch project seems to be doing the same; extracting and
using git's test framework.

> Just an idea.  Interesting, or terrible? :)

That I don't know :)

Felipe Contreras
To unsubscribe from this list: send the line "unsubscribe git" in
the body of a message to majord...@vger.kernel.org
More majordomo info at  http://vger.kernel.org/majordomo-info.html

Reply via email to