Dave Thomas <Dave / thomases.com> wrote:
> Mathieu Bouchard <matju / cam.org> writes:
> 
> > It would be nice to have a number of unit tests for Ruby internals
> > themselves, so that if I break something hacking with the internals I may
> > know it. Of course this isn't ideal because Ruby unit tests have to rely
> > on Ruby somehow, to be evaluated; but it could be good for catching subtle
> > changes in less fundamental modules/classes, e.g. IO, File, Regex. 
> 
> Funny you should say that...
> 
> I'm in the middle of completing a set for Ruby 1.6. Right now I have
> tests for 796 separate functions, with just over 10,000 asserts.
> 
> My problem is that it currently is not multi-platform. It runs on
> recent Linux versions, but it relies on having some utilities present
> that older Linuxes (and other Unices don't have). When I get time I'll 
> tidy it up and make it available for download.

Cool :)  Let me know if you want any help getting rid of Linux dependencies 
-- I'd love to have the regression test suite, too.

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