[Hackage] #215: Overhaul support for package's tests

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Wed Apr 28 03:23:29 EDT 2010

#215: Overhaul support for package's tests
  Reporter:  duncan           |        Owner:  RichardG 
      Type:  task             |       Status:  assigned 
  Priority:  normal           |    Milestone:  Cabal-1.8
 Component:  Cabal library    |      Version:           
  Severity:  normal           |     Keywords:           
Difficulty:  project(> week)  |   Ghcversion:  6.8.2    
  Platform:                   |  
Changes (by RichardG):

  * owner:  => RichardG
  * status:  new => assigned


 I want to take this on.

 I'm very much in favor of having Cabal build and run external programs
 that print formatted data to stdout, which is then parsed and aggregated
 by Cabal.  This makes it easier to integrate new testing libraries and
 also provides more control over how testing is performed (e.g., the HUnit
 tests give different results with 6.12.1 when compiled with -O and

Ticket URL: <http://hackage.haskell.org/trac/hackage/ticket/215#comment:12>
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