[Libreoffice-qa] automated testing of Base

Michael Meeks michael.meeks at suse.com
Wed Oct 5 03:00:23 PDT 2011

Hi Terrence,

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.

	For automated testing the developer's list is prolly the better place
to post.

> The first question here is how to attach LibreOffice to a
> database for the tests.

	Quite :-) we'd strongly prefer a unit-test-like test harness such as we
have in sc/qa/unit/ (and CppUnit makefiles in the toplevel).

> 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?

	Ho hum ;-) is there an ODBC driver that sqlite provides that we could
use (in conjunction with a SQLite backend (currently there is none)) to
make a fast/light unit test for base ? it would be fantastic to have
anything in this space at all really ...



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