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# Copyright (C) 2005-2007, Parrot Foundation.
# $Id$

This directory contains the Parrot test suite.

For details on how tests are written see the documentation
in '../docs/tests.pod'.
For status of the testing effort, see 'TESTS.STATUS.pod' in this directory.
The script 'harness' actually runs the test suite.

Below is a list of subdirs along with a short description
of what is tested in there.

benchmark:      Run benchmarks.

codingstd:      Conventions and guidelines for Parrot source code.

compilers:      Mini languages distributed with Parrot.

configure:      Perl modules of configuration subsystem.

distro:         Tests run before a distribution is released.

doc:            Completeness and sanity of the documentation.

dynoplibs:      Dynamic opcode libraries.

dynpmc:         Dynamic PMCs.

examples:       Check whether the examples are still working.

library:        Parrot modules.

manifest:       Functionality supporting the creation of MANIFEST
                and related files.

native_pbc:     Parrot Byte Code.

oo:             Object oriented features of Parrot.

op:             Try to cover all core operators.

perl:           Test Perl 5 modules used for configuration, building
                and testing of Parrot.

pharness:       Functionality supporting Parrot's test harnesses.

pmc:            Try to cover all builtin PMCs.

postconfigure:  Tests of configuration system which cannot be run until
                configuration has completed.

run:            Mostly command line options of the 'parrot' executable.

src:            Tests written in C.

steps:          Steps in the Parrot configuration process.

stress:         Stress testing. Make Parrot sweat.

tools:          Executables and script besides 'parrot'. Tools for development.
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