[Haskell-beginners] Where do you put your tests?

Michael Orlitzky michael at orlitzky.com
Sat Jul 21 19:50:46 CEST 2012

On 07/19/2012 09:27 AM, damodar kulkarni wrote:
>     Good because library dependencies are reduced, but bad because tests
>     are somewhat "disconnected" from the functions they are testing.
> AFAIK, it's a good engineering practice to separate the tests from the
> code they are supposed to test. Code management issues will be there,
> but those can be taken care with the help of cabal like tool.
> That way, a person who wants to test will use the test-files and the one
> who doesn't want will be spared the trouble of separating tests from the
> intended function code.

This is the solution I'd prefer, but I quickly ran into a problem: if I
want to test internal (non-exported) functions, the tests need to be in
the same module as the code.

Is there a way around this?

(For now, I just put the code in the same file and depend on the test libs.)

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