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:
> 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 :)
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