[gst-devel] Proposition for a media test suite

Thomas Vander Stichele thomas at apestaart.org
Mon Nov 14 06:32:18 CET 2005

On Mon, 2005-11-14 at 14:12 +0000, Tim Müller wrote:
> On Mon, 2005-11-14 at 13:21 +0100, Thomas Vander Stichele wrote:
> > Wouldn't it be painful to have to write everything in C ?
> Why not just allow for tests in different languages? What I had in mind
> is a generic set of tests, and then a configuration file that specifies
> for each media file:
>  - local relative path / where to get it from (URL) / md5sum
>  - which tests should be run on it (besides standard tests that apply to
> all files)
>  - for each test: what the expected result is
> That way it shouldn't really matter if the test is in python or perl or
> C or whatever, as long as it is executable.

Why should that be a goal ? What does it serve to have some in python,
some in perl and some in C ?


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