#287 Document test scenarios in the libelf test suite

Future Work
accepted
Joseph Koshy
None
testsuite/libelf
major
task
2010-12-25
2010-09-19
Joseph Koshy
No

A list of test scenarios is useful when our developers return to test suite development after a hiatus. Such a list would also be useful in finding "holes" in the test suite's coverage.

Each test scenario description needs:

  • A short name & ID
  • A description of the point of the test.
  • A list of tags.
  • Links to the APIs being tested.
  • Links to the implementation of the tests.

Investigate available tools for managing lists of test scenarios.

Notes:

  • One option would be to structure test case lists using XML or YAML. We could then create a tool that check these descriptions for syntactic consistency, and for other properties.
    See also:
    • Kwalify, a Ruby tool for YAML validation.
    • Rx, multi-language suite for YAML validation.

Discussion

  • Joseph Koshy
    Joseph Koshy
    2010-12-25

    • status changed from new to accepted
    • description modified (diff)