[fpc-pascal] FPCUnit - parallel test suite execution

Michael Van Canneyt michael at freepascal.org
Thu Mar 19 09:56:35 CET 2015

On Thu, 19 Mar 2015, Mark Morgan Lloyd wrote:

> Graeme Geldenhuys wrote:
>> As per good unit test guidelines, tests should be independent of each
>> other and not rely on results from earlier tests. The perfect candidate
>> for parallelism. So what about the idea of running x amount of test
>> suites in parallel? It should at least give our multi-core CPU's
>> something to do and maybe complete 2000+ tests in a shorter period. ;-)
>> Thoughts?
> In any event the output would need to be presented in a reproducible 
> sequence.

Indeed, and this would require a huge change to the current output formatters.
(at least the text output formatter)


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