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An alternative to 'no_plan'

by markjugg (Curate)
on Aug 10, 2006 at 00:57 UTC ( #566523=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Re^3: Toggling test plans with vim
in thread Toggling test plans with vim

That seems like a good idea to me. Why wouldn't this be a reasonable alternative to keeping track of a test count:

use Test::More 'declare_done'; # tests here.... done_testing();
I've declared that my plan is to declare when I'm done testing. At the end of the test script, I do just that. Now, if the script exits early and done_testing() hasn't be called, we know there was a problem, and we know where it is, because we know the last test that was run.


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Re: An alternative to 'no_plan'
by BrowserUk (Pope) on Aug 10, 2006 at 01:10 UTC

    Excellent idea. Simplicity incarnate.


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Re: An alternative to 'no_plan'
by tphyahoo (Vicar) on Aug 10, 2006 at 09:59 UTC
    Yeah. That's certainly a lot simpler than counting.

    I wish someone would write that module.

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