Best place to learn how to write tests which work under kyua?

Craig Rodrigues rodrigc at freebsd.org
Mon Aug 4 19:02:04 UTC 2014


On Mon, Aug 4, 2014 at 11:54 AM, Craig Rodrigues <rodrigc at freebsd.org>
wrote:

> On Thu, Jul 24, 2014 at 1:02 PM, Julio Merino <jmmv at freebsd.org> wrote:
>
>>
>> What kind of text would help you most? A step-by-step tutorial maybe?
>> Big parts of the process may be tied to the build system you use
>> though, and I only know the BSD build systems and Automake/autoconf...
>>
>
> I need a step-by-step tutorial for how to write a Kyuafile.  I am
> not going to be using any of the FreeBSD Makefile infrastructure
> for running tests, so I don't need that info.  I am going to be
> migrating some existing tests into a form that can be run under kyua,
> so that I can do: "kyua report-junit".
>
> In future, where is the central source for kyua documentation going to
> live?
>
> I see docs are scattered across:
>
>
> http://wiki.netbsd.org/kyua/
> https://wiki.freebsd.org/TestingFreeBSD
> https://wiki.freebsd.org/TestSuite
> https://github.com/jmmv/kyua/wiki
>
> It doesn't matter to me where the central source for kyua documentation
> lives,
> but it is nice if a newcomer does a web search for "kyua" and within a few
> clicks
> lands on tutorials and useful documentation.  The docs that are there are
> good,
> but it is hard to navigate to them from a web search.
>
>
The kyua man pages are a good place to start.  Are the man pages rendered
anywhere "officially"?

I found this:

http://manned.org/kyuafile.5

which is not bad, but it is a third party service which renders man pages,
so I don't know
how reliable this service is in the long run.
--
Craig


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