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All the Perl that's Practical to Extract and Report

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  • Personally, I don't like having tests that rely on one another. I think that tests should stand on their own, so that they can be run on their own during development.

    See my thoughts on this at http://petdance.com/perl/automated-testing/ [petdance.com]

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    • I guess I wasn't clear. All of the tests do run on their own. Any of those tests programs can be separated from the others and it will work just fine. However, rather than do a bunch of white box unit testing (which is what we were doing) I have found that black box integration testing, while sacrificing some fine-grained control, gets me the results I need.

      The higher number tests don't depend on the lower number tests per se, but if a higher level test fails I immediately look for a failure of a lower