[R-pkg-devel] Data for unit testing in packages

Hadley Wickham h.wickham at gmail.com
Fri May 20 21:03:02 CEST 2016

If you're using testthat, check out expect_equal_to_reference.


On Fri, May 20, 2016 at 7:45 PM, carlos cinelli
<carloscinelli at hotmail.com> wrote:
> Do you guys have any suggestions on how to store data for unit testing?
> I am implementing some methods to estimate matrix entries from the
> marginals.  The input of the function is the row and column sums and the
> output is a N x N matrix.
> What I am doing today is constructing the expected output by hand.
> One example I am testing is a 7 x 7 matrix, which is fine to just put the
> code to create it on the test script.
> However, I also want to create tests on larger examples, say a 1000 x 1000
> matrix, in which it would not be very handy to leave the code on the script.
> Do you have any suggestions or best practices for that?
> Best,
> Carlos
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