Changeset 1933 for trunk/test/README


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Apr 30, 2009, 11:56:25 PM (14 years ago)
Author:
Peter
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shell tests cannot be run from anywhere, so avoid insinuating that

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    8484  If a test needs a data file, place the data in directory
    8585  'test/data'. However, you should feel free to re-use the data files
    86   already there. It should be possible to run test from any directory,
    87   in particular from builddir in a VPATH build. One way to easily
    88   achieve this is to use test::filename(), which gives you the
    89   absolute path to the file.
     86  already there. It should be possible to run the test suite also in a
     87  VPATH build in which builddir and srcdir are not the same. To avoid
     88  problems with files not found in VPATH builds, use the function
     89  test::filename() which gives you the absolute path to the file.
    9090
    9191  If a test grows large, avoid having several tests in one long
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