On 26/02/07, Michael Schuerig <michael / schuerig.de> wrote:
>
> For a performance test I need to populate the database with a large
> number of records. The individual test cases only read the database
> contents. It is rather time consuming and, after all, unnecessary to do
> a full setup and teardown for each test case. I'd much prefer a clean
> way to do setup and teardown once for the entire TestCase subclass.
> AFAIR, in JUnit, there is a decorator for just this purpose. Is there
> something similar for Test::Unit?
>
> Michael
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You should be able to put the data you need initialised only once in
the initialize method. I think.

Farrel