[wp-hackers] Who on the commit team or contributors actually
run the Automattic WordPress Tests?
engel at engel.uk.to
Tue Apr 1 23:39:00 GMT 2008
Whoa! I wasn't even aware that this testing suite existed. I'll start
using it to test my patches before I ask for them to be committed.
On Wed, 2008-04-02 at 10:25 +1100, DD32 wrote:
> Do you by any chance have a patch to allow us windows users to run the
> until PHP 5.3 comes out, in its current form it doesnt support windows,
> And i've not had the time(or want) to hack it up to run as expected.
> On Wed, 02 Apr 2008 10:21:43 +1100, Jacob Santos <wordpress at santosj.name>
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> >> Nikolay Bachiyski wrote:
> >> | 2008/4/1, Jacob Santos <wordpress at santosj.name>:
> >> |> I don't want to step out of line with a statement I was going to make
> >> on
> >> |> my blog, but seriously how many core developers which commit patches
> >> |> actually test it with the Automattic WordPress Tests ?
> >> |>
> >> |> How many contributors have the Subversion checkout of the Automattic
> >> |> WordPress Tests and run it with patches?
> >> |
> >> | I do.
> >> |
> >> I don't ........ yet.
> >> It is on my todo list to get this setup so that I can run the test suite
> >> against patches.
> > So, it is basically you checkout the SVN repository, add your test suite
> > apply the patch, and then run the CLI file in the Automattic WordPress
> > Tests repository.
> > I was able to do that in several minutes. Give or take modifying the CLI
> > to work with the web, which was a two weekend project.
> >> It is also my intent to push for test cases before committing when
> >> people want to change the behaviour of complex code - autop for example.
> > Hooray! I think the intent should be on only committing code which has
> > documentation (even if it is from a core commit member) and has a test
> > case. It'll be a pain, so I do think it should be a recommendation until
> > which time more contributors are comfortable with it. I say that from how
> > much I originally fought such a requirement, but the only reason I did it
> > was because I really wanted to work on the project.
> > I'm not sure if I would work on WordPress, because it is not as fun as
> > game development (but somehow holds my interest better than game
> > development, so figure that out for me).
> >> I already have a number of useful scripts I use to increase my
> >> productivity when reviewing patches (which I must share sometime) and
> >> adding one which allows me to run all the (relevant) test cases against
> >> a patch is where I would like to be :-)
> > Yeah, you are looking for a Continuous Integration package. There is
> > Bitten, which probably isn't intelligent enough at this moment and there
> > is phpUnderControl, which uses CruiseControl. The Automattic WordPress
> > Tests do not currently do that and my tool does not do that. With as many
> > tests that could be when all of the functions are tested, it will be an
> > excellent idea to do that in the future.
> > I'm currently looking at Continuous Integration packages, which are free
> > and wouldn't be difficult to do for WordPress.
> >> Some questions for those of you more up-to-speed with the test cases.
> >> What are the prerequisites to getting the tests up and running over and
> >> above what WordPress itself requires?
> > Automattic WordPress Tests
> > Linux (PHP 5.3 for Windows)
> > PHPUnit, might need an older version if using PHP4.
> > PHP4 or PHP5 with the current version of PHPUnit.
> > WPTests @ http://wptests.dragonu.net
> > Web Server
> > PDO_SQLite
> > PHP5.1+
> > Add yourself to Allowed Hosts in the .htaccess file.
> > WPTests is actually sort of a continuous integration like system, but
> > not,
> > so it isn't meant to do much of what another project will allow you to
> > do.
> > It is meant to just be on a web server and hit with a cron job or
> > scheduled script and go to once in a while to see the results.
> >> How long do the tests take to run?
> > Just go to the web site and it will tell you. It is off by a minute,
> > which
> > I plan on fixing, but the PHPUnit results will tell you.
> > It is anywhere (on my host) from 2 minutes to 7 minutes. On my machine it
> > usually takes the same amount of time.
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