[Rd] Package Unit Testing
maechler at stat.math.ethz.ch
Mon Jul 3 09:13:46 CEST 2006
>>>>> "miguel" == miguel manese <jjonphl at gmail.com>
>>>>> on Mon, 3 Jul 2006 09:43:12 +0800 writes:
miguel> Hello, Do we have like an official unit testing
miguel> framework for packages? Like we do R CMD check, and
miguel> say the scripts in <pkg>/test are executed?
yes. Just it's "./tests", not './test'.
More specifically, all ./tests/*.R are executed and for those
foobar.R for which there's a foobar.Rout.save file,
the output is (R CMD Rdiff)ed agains the result of running foobar.R
All this should be pretty obvious from the manual
"Writing R Extensions".
What was it in there that was not clear enough?
miguel> Or do we roll out our own outside the package?
Some people use the 'RUnit' package in addition or -- unfortunately --
alternatively to the "official" testing procedures via the
Martin Maechler, ETH Zurich
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