[Bioc-devel] Unit tests

Dan Tenenbaum dtenenba at fredhutch.org
Fri Mar 24 03:37:22 CET 2017

Here's what BiocCheck says:

Consider adding unit tests. We strongly encourage them. See

So, unit tests are encouraged but not required.

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> From: "张腾" <2573552960 at qq.com>
> To: "bioc-devel" <bioc-devel at r-project.org>
> Sent: Thursday, March 23, 2017 7:33:22 PM
> Subject: [Bioc-devel] Unit tests

> Hello all,
> I am not sure whether the Unit tests are necessary to release a package for
> Bioconductor. In my package, only one main function to export and other
> functions are hidden into the main function. In my package, the input data are
> some files in BAM format and the output is a report in HTML format. So I want
> to know if the unit tests are very important and necessary for releasing a
> package. If it is necessary, how can I add these tests to my package in this
> special input and output situation?
> Can anyone help me solve this problem? Thank you very much
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