On Fri, Sep 30, 2016 at 08:53:05AM +0200, Pascal Grange wrote: > Package: wnpp > Severity: wishlist > Owner: Pascal Grange <email@example.com> > > * Package name : bash-unit > Version : 1.0.2 > Upstream Author : Pascal Grange <firstname.lastname@example.org> > * URL : https://github.com/pgrange/bash-unit > * License : GPL > Programming Lang: Bash > Description : bash unit testing enterprise edition framework for professionals > > bash-unit is a unit testing software for bash. My immediate thought was "how does this differ to shunit2", which is already packaged. You mention this later: > I am aware of one alternative Debian package providing similar > functionaltities: shunit2. bash_unit and shunit2 propose > different testing methods and workflow. It would be nice to expand on this a little, to help make the case that we need another shell unit testing framework (especially since shunit2 works for other shells too!) > It has been reported that people using bash_unit won't use shunit2 to write > their tests but I may not be objective about that ;) bash_unit officially > supports only bash where shunit2 tries to support more shells. This package > would improve bash unit testing support for Debian. > > I am the main developer of bash-unit. Objectivity is very important here IMHO. What are your motivations for packaging it in Debian? Is it a build-dependency for something else, or are you looking for a "signal boost" to raise the profile of bash-unit? -- Jonathan Dowland Please do not CC me, I am subscribed to the list.
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