Re: Automated testing - design and interfaces
On Fri, Nov 18, 2005 at 03:35:25PM +0000, Ian Jackson wrote:
> Bill Allombert writes ("Re: Automated testing - design and interfaces"):
> > On Fri, Nov 18, 2005 at 12:08:25PM +0000, Ian Jackson wrote:
> > > maintainer didn't really test the package after installing it because
> > > it was too much trouble. If it can be standardised and automated, and
> > > if a way can be found for Ubuntu to share tests with Debian, then
> > > everyone wins.
> > piuparts is a first answer to that: it allows maintainer to check that
> > their package will install, remove and upgrade in a clean environnement.
> Yes, and piuparts is a good thing. But, it doesn't allow the
> maintainer to easily test that their package _works_. We currently
> rely on the developer doing some ad-hoc testing. This can easily be
Rather than invent a whole new test harness then, how about integrating the
functionality you want in to piuparts?
- David Nusinow