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Re: Passing Dynamic Value to Test::More tests

by chromatic (Archbishop)
on Jan 19, 2006 at 06:48 UTC ( #524144=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Passing Dynamic Value to Test::More tests

An alternate approach is:

# compile time use Test::More; # run time my $test_count = 2; plan( tests => $test_count );

You can use this when you don't have tests that execute in BEGIN, CHECK, or INIT blocks.

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Re^2: Passing Dynamic Value to Test::More tests
by xdg (Monsignor) on Jan 19, 2006 at 12:10 UTC

    That's a great point. I use that pattern also for when I may want to skip a test file entirely if a test dependency isn't available.

    use Test::More; eval { require Some::Crazy::Dependency }; if ($@) { plan skip_all => "Some::Crazy::Dependency not available"; } else { plan tests => 42; }

    It could be done in a BEGIN block, too, but I find it more readable without them.

    -xdg

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