[Haskell-cafe] Re: GSoC: Improving Cabal's Test Support
schlepptop at henning-thielemann.de
Wed Apr 28 13:29:22 EDT 2010
Richard G. schrieb:
> I think that formatted plain-text output would be much better than XML,
> something that is human-readable and relatively easy to parse via
> machine. Something similar to the GHC error output would work well
> because developers are familiar with it.
> Test <n>:<Result>
> <Error message>
> Test 1:Passed
> Test 2:Failed
> Expecting `4'; received `5'.
> Test 3:Error
This is the format Emacs parses and lets you jump right to the according
file and position.
> Unexpected exception.
> This would keep the complexity low in Cabal and allow for easy
> transformation to XML.
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