[Geany-devel] Plugin Version control (explained?)

Frank Lanitz frank at xxxxx
Sat Aug 20 15:37:05 UTC 2011

On Sat, 20 Aug 2011 17:18:24 +0200
Colomban Wendling <lists.ban at herbesfolles.org> wrote:

> Le 19/08/2011 08:40, Frank Lanitz a écrit :
> > On Fri, 19 Aug 2011 10:02:23 +1000
> > Lex Trotman <elextr at gmail.com> wrote:
> > 
> > [...]
> >>> This would avoid having a broken getter in the API (or whatever)
> >>> that we don't notice just because the core doesn't use it.
> >>
> >> With the past non-proactive adding of things to the API there should
> >> not be too much in that category, but over time it may accumulate as
> >> we add more but don't remove stuff so we don't break the ABI.
> > 
> > Well, I don't think this is a reason for using the same functions in
> > core, but a good one to use a test framework which is testing the API
> > maybe as a post commit hook. 
> Would be really good.  Not sure how to do this however, we'd need to
> spawn Geany, load a test plugin… any idea?

Unfortunately no. I put it on the help wanted for page on every talk
I was doing for Geany but nobody was asking me to help ;)

> I'm afraid we can't do a classic suite of unit tests since we don't have
> real "units" (maybe we should, but that's another problem...).


Frank Lanitz <frank at frank.uvena.de>
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