Re: [gdm-list] automated unit testing in GDM
- From: "William Jon McCann" <mccann jhu edu>
- To: "Andrew Ziem" <ahz001 gmail com>
- Cc: gdm-list <gdm-list gnome org>
- Subject: Re: [gdm-list] automated unit testing in GDM
- Date: Sun, 9 Dec 2007 12:22:40 -0500
On Nov 26, 2007 10:52 AM, Andrew Ziem <ahz001 gmail com> wrote:
> Attached is a proposed patch (against the SVN trunk) to bring unit
> testing and its benefits to GDM. Even though I otherwise prefer
> CppUnit, I chose check against CppUnit simply because the CppUnit
> requires a C++ compiler and check does not. Another attached patch
> allow the initial tests to pass.
> Accepting unit testing into GDM implies writing more tests, maintaining
> the tests, fixing code to pass the tests, refactoring code into testable
> pieces, documenting code, etc. At a glance, it appears GDM may be
> already undergoing some of these changes.
> In the future, it would be helpful to conditionally include check into
> configure.ac, so that it is possible to run "./configure; make" without
Sorry for the long delay...
Thanks for looking into this. I've committed something based on this
to trunk. I've made it optional.
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