[Opendnssec-develop] Tests

Alex Dalitz Alex.Dalitz at nominet.org.uk
Wed Apr 14 09:46:15 UTC 2010

>> Some of the components have unit tests which depend on some other libraries.
>> For example, the enforcer requires cunit, and the auditor uses timecop. I¹m
>> not currently sure about the signer tests. Should the configure program take
>> an option to check for these test dependencies, should the user wish to run
>> the tests?
> if the tools are needed for building OpenDNSSEC, it might be good to test for
> them. if not we might just keep them in a separate test module?

In fact, the auditor no longer uses timecop, so cunit is the only dependency
we currently have for testing. It is not needed to build OpenDNSSEC, but is
needed to run the (enforcer) unit tests (which people may well wish to run
when they are available as a simple command, and extended).


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