Am 04.06.2014 14:42, schrieb Stepan Kasal:
> On Wed, Jun 04, 2014 at 02:13:44PM +0200, Thomas Braun wrote:
>> Wouldn't a function like test_cmp_bin() be better suited for all?
> I also considered it. The advantage is that is shows that
> this intentionally differs from test_cmp.
>> The windows folks can then use cmp inside test_cmp_bin() and all others
> ... would use cmp as well because it is better suited for the task
> than diff -u. So test_cmp_bin would be just an alias for cmp, on all
> platforms. Doesn't that sound weird?
I actually like the idea that the test assertions follow a common naming
scheme and can easily be overriden by $arbitrary-crazy-platform.
Using test_cmp_bin instead of cmp would result in then four assertions
for comparing arbitrary data
where I think the purpose of each function is clear from its name.
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