[PATCH] SwDocStub now prints out parameters

Mihályi Dániel amidabucu at gmail.com
Sat Feb 18 10:46:55 PST 2012


It sounds cool, count me in. :)

With regards,

2012/2/18 Markus Mohrhard <markus.mohrhard at googlemail.com>:
> Hello Daniel,
>> It is, :)
> Great!
>> but i don't understand something.
>> If it is about creating a child class then why is that we have to have
>> not only virtual methods?
> We don't want to create a child class but replace a class with another
> class having exactly the same interface. This would allow us to break
> dependencies during testing and make it possible that we don't need to
> start a whole Libreoffice instance for tests.
> There is first the ieda Cedric and I had in Brussels that we should
> create stubs for some central sw classes and monitor the input into
> them during file loading. This idea would make it much more easy to
> test that the content is imported correctly. We have nice concepts for
> such tests in calc and to some degree in impress/draw but we are
> missing one for writer.
> And then there is another great opportunity that it would make it
> possible to write real unit tests. I hope that with this script it
> might be possible to break nearly all dependencies and bring a class
> under test control. My idea for this is that every time you need to
> mock a class you create a test class with the same interface but with
> all methods virtual and returning default values. If you now need a
> special value for a class you can easily create a subclass overriding
> just one method.
> I know that both concepts are still in an early stage and we don't yet
> know if they work or good but we will not know without trying.
> Regards,
> Markus

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