[Libreoffice-qa] automated testing of Base

Caolán McNamara caolanm at redhat.com
Wed Oct 5 02:33:27 PDT 2011

On Tue, 2011-10-04 at 14:50 -0400, Terrence Enger wrote:
> I am wondering about the possibility of automated testing of
> Base, particularly ODBC functionality.
> The first question here is how to attach LibreOffice to a
> database for the tests.


> Locally installed databases raise questions, and the only
> answers that come to mind boil down to a poor man's
> substitute for an ODBC data source plus a driver manager
> plus who-knows-what.  Is there anything here worth thinking
> about?

I've wondered about e.g. using virtual box appliance's. Install Linux
under vbox, stick pre-installed postgres, mysql whatever else is
possible, onto it with pre configured databases of test data.


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