cabal test suite

Duncan Coutts duncan.coutts at
Wed Dec 1 00:09:43 CET 2010

On Sun, 2010-11-28 at 18:01 +0100, Phyx wrote:
> Evening,
> I’ve implemented a Cabal api across the entire package, the verbosity
> flag is now passed via a monad along with overridable logging
> functions. 
> Along the way I’ve also replaced some hardcoded putStrLn with “notice”
> calls so they always get printed, and it compiles, but I can’t run the
> test suites.


> Is there any particular reasons why the tests depend on the unix
> package?

No, it seems quite unnecessary for it to use that. The module 
tests/PackageTests/PackageTester.hs uses createPipe in it's run
function, however it looks like that function could easily be replaced
with a call to the portable createProcess.


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