[Haskell-cafe] Running tests in Cabal
magnus at therning.org
Mon Jul 19 02:28:33 EDT 2010
On 19/07/10 07:14, Johan Tibell wrote:
> On Sun, Jul 18, 2010 at 9:23 PM, Magnus Therning <magnus at therning.org>wrote:
>> In my Cabal file I have defined a flag that controls whether tests are
>> built or not. Now I'd like to hook it up a bit more so that './Setup.hs
>> test' actually runs the tests.
>> I haven't found a way to access that configuration flag in my hook
>> though. Is it not available in some way?
>> Currently I'm settling for calling 'withExeLBI' and triggering the
>> running based on the exe name. That feels somewhat circuitous though.
>> Is there some better approach?
> Thomas Tuegel is working on test support for Cabal as part of this year's
> Google Summer of Code. By the end of the summer, writing and running tests
> using Cabal will be much simpler.
Ah, good to know. Then I'll leave things as they are for now and wait until
his work makes it into the official release.
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