Gavin Sinclair [mailto:gsinclair / soyabean.com.au] wrote:

> > Anyhow, on running tests in (pseudo-)random order, that's one of the

> > test orderings I'd like to implement in the future. The only problem

> > with it is, if things fail when you're running them randomly, you'll

> > want to know what order they were run in that particular time so you

> > can fix the problem. Otherwise it might be more frustrating than 
> > helpful.
> 
> Emit the random number seed so that it is repeatable,

Excellent idea. As Matt says, I'd have to insulate myself from the
standard random number generator, but that doesn't seem too hard to do.


> and 
> give a verbose option (may be there already?) that emits the 
> method names as they are tested.  That oughta do it.

The Console::TestRunner in CVS supports several new output levels,
including one that outputs every test run, so we're covered there.


Nathaniel

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