[R] Test suites

Liaw, Andy andy_liaw at merck.com
Mon Feb 24 22:06:26 CET 2003

Perhaps the best way to do this is to make up an R package.  The "Writing R
Extensions" manual has discussions on how to set up test codes.  There are
also examples in some packages that shipped with R itself.  Look in the
`check' subdirectory of packages under .../R-1.6.2/src/library.


> -----Original Message-----
> From: Giles Heywood [mailto:giles.heywood at btinternet.com]
> Sent: Monday, February 24, 2003 3:48 PM
> To: r-help at stat.math.ethz.ch
> Subject: [R] Test suites
> 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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