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Re: Documentation for the parallel-tests driver. [4/4]

From: Ben Pfaff
Subject: Re: Documentation for the parallel-tests driver. [4/4]
Date: Fri, 17 Oct 2008 10:16:58 -0700
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Akim Demaille <address@hidden> writes:

> This was one feature that prompted the
> writing of very very often for batch-programs you write a
> test driver which takes a test file which contains things like an
> input, expected stdout, stderr, and exit status.  Then testing the
> program is running the test-driver on each test case.  The Automake
> model is a nuisance in that context, it imposes a painful overhead by
> requiring the tests to be executables.

For what it's worth I've also run into the same issue in the
context of multiple projects.
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