[GRASS5] Automated test-system for basic functionalities.

Radim Blazek radim.blazek at gmail.com
Mon Jan 9 12:26:51 EST 2006

On 1/9/06, Sören Gebbert <soerengebbert at gmx.de> wrote:
> Interesting, Markus and i just had the same thoughts and developed a small prototype of a testframework
> which tests some GRASS modules of success/failure and try to guess the failure.
> www-pool.math.tu-berlin.de/~soeren/grass/modules/GRASS_Testsuite.tar.gz

It only tests if a module runs not the results, right?

> > Currently there is no clear idea, but thoughts about a shell-script
> > with configuration file have been made.
> I think bash shell scripts may be the best choice for this kind of tests, the prototype i developed
> is completely written in bash. It is a *nix standart and we are only able to test the success or failure of the modules.

We must get it running on Windows (native).

> > The dataset is also a problem, since it must be small enough to
> > distribute it to testers. Spearfish is probably too big...
> I think, the test should be work with every dataset, not only with a provided one.

But how can you check if module's output is correct?


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