Mag Gam magawake at gmail.com
Sun Aug 16 15:25:42 CEST 2009


Well, this is actually a script which wraps around another application. :-)
My goal is when I introduce a new feature I don't want to break old
stuff so instead of me testing manually I want to build a framework of

On Sat, Aug 15, 2009 at 11:37 PM, John Haggerty<bouncyinc at gmail.com> wrote:
> This is an interesting question. I am just wondering: do you really have
> that many features that it would be impossible to just have a shell script
> run specific types of input or tests?
> When I did programming in the past for education they just had lists of
> input data and we ran the program against the test data.
> I just get slightly confused when "test suites" start to have to apply?
> On Fri, Aug 14, 2009 at 9:28 PM, Mag Gam <magawake at gmail.com> wrote:
>> I am writing an application which has many command line arguments.
>> For example: foo.py -args "bar bee"
>> I would like to create a test suit using unittest so when I add
>> features to "foo.py" I don't want to break other things. I just heard
>> about unittest and would love to use it for this type of thing.
>> so my question is, when I do these tests do I have to code them into
>> foo.py? I prefer having a footest.py which will run the regression
>> tests. Any thoughts about this?
>> TIA
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