[Haskell-cafe] The State of Testing?

Antoine Latter aslatter at gmail.com
Thu Feb 2 23:41:02 CET 2012

On Thu, Feb 2, 2012 at 4:30 PM, Michael Craig <mkscrg at gmail.com> wrote:
> I've been picking up Haskell as a side project for the last few months, and
> I'm now considering publishing some useful code I've written and reused in
> several small projects. So far I've done relatively little with testing
> (these have been non-mission-critical applications) but I feel I should get
> my act together before pushing my work into the common ecosystem.
> I'm comfortable writing tests in QuickCheck and HUnit and bundling them as
> optional executables with cabal, but I understand there's a better
> way. Specifically, I'm looking at the test-framework package and cabal's
> (newish) test-suite sections. Are these two used together or each to the
> exclusion of the other? Is there something else I should be using?

I use Cabal's test-suite support to make building and running a test
executable easy, and I use test-framework to write my 'main' method
and provide nice output to the user.

They have worked well together for me.


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