[R] Test suites

Spencer Graves spencer.graves at pdf.com
Mon Feb 24 22:00:04 CET 2003

"all.equal" described in Venables and Ripley (MASS, 4th ed., p. 49, and 
S Programming, p. 21) is useful.  (The index entry in "S Programming is 
off by 1 page.)

Hope this helps.
Spencer Graves

Giles Heywood wrote:
> I have a collection of functions, class definitions and methods which I
> would like to test systematically for their correctness after changes to
> their code, and also after major R revisions.  I believe that the correct
> term for these systematic tests (as opposed to more informal tests) is a
> 'test suite'.  Does anyone [apart from Pat Burns :-) ] have code, or
> templates, or specific suggestions for the best approach to constructing
> test suites?
> Thanks in advance
> Giles Heywood
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