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Stuff with the Perl Foundation. A couple of patches in the Perl core. A few CPAN modules. That about sums it up.

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Friday October 10, 2008
10:29 AM

Vim: Run All Tests Which Cover This Module

[ #37639 ]

Update: Rufus Cable has written a vim syntax file for TAP, along with some other useful bindings. I think I'll put this together with my stuff and get around to that plugin.

It's trivial to set up vim mappings to run the current test program you're editing. I also wrote recently about how to run all tests in your vim buffers. Today, I'll explain a great technique to run all tests for the module you're currently editing.

First, grab Johan Lindstrom's Devel::CoverX::Covered. Once you have that set up and working, you can use something like this to your .vimrc (when, oh when, am I going to create a proper plugin for all of this and add it to github?):

function! PerlMappings()
    " run the code
    noremap <buffer> <leader>r :!perl %<cr>

    " or check that it compiles
    noremap <buffer> <leader>r :!perl -c %<cr>

    " or run tall of the tests for it
    noremap <buffer> <leader>t :call TestModuleCoverage()<cr>

function! PerlTestMappings()
    noremap <buffer> <leader>r :!prove -vl %<cr>

    " or check that it compiles
    noremap <buffer> <leader>r :!perl -c %<cr>

    noremap <buffer> <leader>t :!prove -vl %<CR>

function! TestModuleCoverage()
    let filename = bufname('%')

    let tests = system('covered covering --source_file="'. filename .'"')

    let result  = split( tests, "\n" )

    if empty(result)
        echomsg "No tests found for: ". filename
        execute ':!prove  ' . join(result)

Then, if you're in a test file and hit ",t" (assuming that the comma is your leader), then you'll run the test. If you're in a regular Perl program or module, hitting ",t" will run all tests which cover that program or module.

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