Automatic coverage testing of mapserv?

Sean Gillies sgillies at FRII.COM
Sun Feb 6 11:32:13 EST 2005

On Feb 5, 2005, at 9:07 PM, Frank Warmerdam wrote:

> On Sat, 5 Feb 2005 23:20:31 +0100, Petter Reinholdtsen
> <pere at> wrote:
>> [Frank Warmerdam]
>>> In addition to Sean's mapscript based unit test,
>> Where is this?  Are you talking about the stuff in mapserver/tests/?
> Petter,
> Sean already mentioned where his unit tests are.
> I am not honestly sure what the mapserver/tests directory
> is for.
>> This look like a very good starting point.  I'm investigating it now.
>> One thing that surprised me was the fact that you seem to be using a
>> home made test suite system instead of using the official one included
>> in python.  Why is this?  Unless you have a very good reason, I
>> suggest we rewrite it to use the unittest python module,
>> <URL:>.  This will give
>> us the system to run all tests at once and give a summary at the end
>> of all these tests.
> I am not interested in changing it without a fairly compelling
> reason.  Hopefully we will have a chance to meet and share
> a few beers at MUM3, and I can do my full "grumpy old man"
> routine where I berate you for wanting to change everything.
> Sort of like I did with Sean last year.

LOL!  I've seen grumpier :)


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