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Hi all

what are your recommendations for setting up a database connection for perl module tests?

In detail:

  • What is the best way to let an installing person define the dsn and credentials for a database to connect to for testing?
  • What is the best way to encapsulate the functionality of reading this information and connecting to that database for providing a dbh to test routines? I want to use this functionality in several test files.
  • Is there a way to connect only once to a database for all tests in the t-directory of a distribution? A kind of test suite global.

Tips and code snippets appreciated.

Best regards
McA


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