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Re^4: Test::More command-line arguments?

by Anonymous Monk
on Sep 25, 2012 at 00:30 UTC ( #995466=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

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| If you really want to use prove then perhaps modify your test file to read its options from environment variables instead.


Thanks, I may have to resort to this method. I appreciate the time both of you spent is drawing out the fundamental problem.

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Re^5: Test::More command-line arguments?
by Anonymous Monk on Sep 25, 2012 at 00:38 UTC

    Well, your tests shouldn't need arguments :)

    If you need to database connection details, traditional solution is to either use env vars ( along the lines of TEST_MYSQL_USER TEST_MYSQL_PASS ... or TEST_MYSQL_DSN )

    Of via distribution config file , which your tests know how to read

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