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Octocat-spinner-32 S01-perl-5-integration eval => EVAL in S01
Octocat-spinner-32 S02-lexical-conventions Copy Brent Laabs' tests for RT #76988
Octocat-spinner-32 S02-lists test iteration for parcel-of-parcel.tree
Octocat-spinner-32 S02-literals Add test for RT #74492
Octocat-spinner-32 S02-magicals Make a test Windows-friendly.
Octocat-spinner-32 S02-names-vars Skip tests that rely on ordered hash keys
Octocat-spinner-32 S02-names Add some more "is cached" tests
Octocat-spinner-32 S02-one-pass-parsing eval => EVAL in S02, take 1
Octocat-spinner-32 S02-packages fix tests for lookup of our-variables in a class
Octocat-spinner-32 S02-types We can't rely on order in which pairs are returned
Octocat-spinner-32 S03-binding eval => EVAL in S03 and S04
Octocat-spinner-32 S03-feeds rakudo unfudges
Octocat-spinner-32 S03-junctions Add a test for RT #101124
Octocat-spinner-32 S03-metaops Label test as corresponding to RT #77660
Octocat-spinner-32 S03-operators Unfudge TODO's passing / fudge test for \@a
Octocat-spinner-32 S03-sequence eval => EVAL in S03 and S04
Octocat-spinner-32 S03-smartmatch Add new signature/parameter matching tests.
Octocat-spinner-32 S04-blocks-and-statements JVM-fudge a failing test (with ticket number)
Octocat-spinner-32 S04-declarations Bring a test in line with spec/STD.
Octocat-spinner-32 S04-exception-handlers Fix plan for catch.t
Octocat-spinner-32 S04-exceptions Various unfudges and skip->todo changes
Octocat-spinner-32 S04-phasers JVM unfudges
Octocat-spinner-32 S04-statement-modifiers Added tests for RT #89208
Octocat-spinner-32 S04-statement-parsing Add test for RT #78096
Octocat-spinner-32 S04-statements refudge test for rakudo
Octocat-spinner-32 S05-capture check $/.chunks ~~ Positional not is_a Positional
Octocat-spinner-32 S05-grammar LTM tests should use subparse
Octocat-spinner-32 S05-interpolation pugs fudges
Octocat-spinner-32 S05-mass JVM unfudges
Octocat-spinner-32 S05-match Unfudge passing tests (at least on MoarVM)
Octocat-spinner-32 S05-metachars unfudged for rakudo.jvm
Octocat-spinner-32 S05-metasyntax LTM tests should use subparse, reprise
Octocat-spinner-32 S05-modifier Add (more) tests for RT #109874
Octocat-spinner-32 S05-nonstrings [t] warning suppression
Octocat-spinner-32 S05-substitution Unfudge ss/// test on Rakudo
Octocat-spinner-32 S05-syntactic-categories [t/spec] add 'use MONKEY_TYPING' where appropriate
Octocat-spinner-32 S05-transliteration eval => EVAL in S05, S06 and S09
Octocat-spinner-32 S06-advanced adjust expectation after off-by-one was fixed
Octocat-spinner-32 S06-currying pugs fudge
Octocat-spinner-32 S06-macros fudge moar macro test (RTed)
Octocat-spinner-32 S06-multi eval => EVAL in S05, S06 and S09
Octocat-spinner-32 S06-operator-overloading eval => EVAL in S05, S06 and S09
Octocat-spinner-32 S06-other Fix main-usage tests
Octocat-spinner-32 S06-routine-modifiers eval => EVAL in S05, S06 and S09
Octocat-spinner-32 S06-signature Add new signature/parameter matching tests.
Octocat-spinner-32 S06-traits eval => EVAL in S05, S06 and S09
Octocat-spinner-32 S07-iterators s/done_testing/done/ as per recent S24 changes
Octocat-spinner-32 S09-autovivification pugs fudge
Octocat-spinner-32 S09-hashes Unfudge tests that I made passing today
Octocat-spinner-32 S09-subscript eval => EVAL in S05, S06 and S09
Octocat-spinner-32 S09-typed-arrays Update fudge number for typed hashes test
Octocat-spinner-32 S10-packages eval => EVAL in S10 to S12
Octocat-spinner-32 S11-modules add tests for "our/my $var is export"
Octocat-spinner-32 S12-attributes eval => EVAL in S10 to S12
Octocat-spinner-32 S12-class add test for RT #117165
Octocat-spinner-32 S12-construction Fudge for Niecza.
Octocat-spinner-32 S12-enums Add test for RT #101900
Octocat-spinner-32 S12-introspection add test for RT # 76648
Octocat-spinner-32 S12-methods Added tests for RT #95514.
Octocat-spinner-32 S12-subset eval => EVAL in S10 to S12
Octocat-spinner-32 S12-traits eval => EVAL in S10 to S12
Octocat-spinner-32 S13-overloading Fudge all cases where [] or {} were being overloaded as methods
Octocat-spinner-32 S13-syntax movie sub/hash syntax
Octocat-spinner-32 S13-type-casting RT #72834
Octocat-spinner-32 S14-roles fudge anonymous role tests for moar, add ticket reference
Octocat-spinner-32 S14-traits eval => EVAL in S14 to S32
Octocat-spinner-32 S15-string-types S15-strings/ -> S15-string-types/
Octocat-spinner-32 S15-unicode-information [S15] Fix up a couple of comments.
Octocat-spinner-32 S16-filehandles unskip passing moar tests
Octocat-spinner-32 S16-io remove references to "browser" os.
Octocat-spinner-32 S16-unfiled remove references to "browser" os.
Octocat-spinner-32 S17-concurrency Priming the hash stops it from segfaulting
Octocat-spinner-32 S19-command-line-options eval => EVAL in S14 to S32
Octocat-spinner-32 S19-command-line rakudo.jvm fudge
Octocat-spinner-32 S24-testing pugs fudge
Octocat-spinner-32 S26-documentation Use latest formatting code semantics
Octocat-spinner-32 S28-named-variables Added S16-io/cwd.t and S16-io/tmpdir.t
Octocat-spinner-32 S29-any Increase/Decrease -> Less/More migration
Octocat-spinner-32 S29-context eval => EVAL in S14 to S32
Octocat-spinner-32 S29-conversions (re)fudge ord_and_char.t for rakudo
Octocat-spinner-32 S29-os refude test for rakudo-m that depends on rakudo being installed
Octocat-spinner-32 S29-type eval => EVAL in S14 to S32
Octocat-spinner-32 S32-array eval => EVAL in S14 to S32
Octocat-spinner-32 S32-basics Untodo tests reliably passing after is_run fix.
Octocat-spinner-32 S32-container niecza fudge
Octocat-spinner-32 S32-exceptions moar-fudge S32-exceptions/misc.t
Octocat-spinner-32 S32-hash eval => EVAL in S14 to S32
Octocat-spinner-32 S32-io Use the server ready flag file for discard test also
Octocat-spinner-32 S32-list Add test for RT #121434
Octocat-spinner-32 S32-num fix a moar fudge
Octocat-spinner-32 S32-scalar eval => EVAL in S14 to S32
Octocat-spinner-32 S32-str JVM unfudges
Octocat-spinner-32 S32-temporal star to switch some eval()s to EVAL
Octocat-spinner-32 S32-trig star to switch some eval()s to EVAL
Octocat-spinner-32 integration adding advent 2012 day 09
Octocat-spinner-32 packages star to switch some eval()s to EVAL
Octocat-spinner-32 rosettacode tweak OUT override
Octocat-spinner-32 .gitignore ignore *~ (emacs backups)
Octocat-spinner-32 LICENSE Add Artistic License 2
Octocat-spinner-32 README Typo.
Octocat-spinner-32 TODO removed spurt from TODO
Octocat-spinner-32 fudge Extend fudge to allow an implementation "rakudo.jvm" that matches #?r…
Octocat-spinner-32 fudgeall Added quotes in case fudge path has spaces. (Tested on Linux and Win3…
Octocat-spinner-32 test_summary respect new flag in rakudo's
	The Official Perl 6 Test Suite (someday...)

This is the Official Perl 6 test suite. It evolved out of the pugs
test suite, and is now maintained in a separate repository.

Its purpose is to validate implementations that wish to be known
as a conforming Perl 6 implementation. 

Please consider this test suite to be the result
of an ongoing negotiation: since many of these tests are inspired
by seeing how the various prototype implementations are screwed up
(or even more likely, how the design of Perl 6 is screwed up), this
test suite should be considered a work in progress until one or more
of the implementations gets close to passing the entire test suite,
at which point we will freeze version 6.0 of the test suite, and any
implementation that passes it can then call itself Perl 6.

As they develop, different implementations will certainly be in
different states of readiness with respect to the test suite, so
in order for the various implementations to track their progress
independently, we've established a mechanism for "fudging" the
tests in a kind of failsoft fashion.  To pass a test officially,
an implementation must be able to run a test file unmodified, but an
implementation may (temporarily) skip tests or mark them as "todo" via
the fudging mechanism, which is implemented via the fudge preprocessor.
Individual implementations are not allowed to modify the actual test
code, but may insert line comments before each actual test (or block
of tests) that changes how those tests are to be treated for this
platform.  The fudge preprocessor pays attention only to the comments
that belong to the current platform and ignores all the rest.  If your
platform is named "humpty" then your special comment lines look like:

    #?humpty: [NUM] VERB ARGS

(The colon is optional.)

The optional NUM says how many statements or blocks to apply the
verb to.  (If not supplied, a value of 1 is assumed).  A statement
is arbitrarily defined as one or more lines starting with a test call
and ending in semicolon (with an optional comment).

VERBs include:

    skip "reason"	# skip test entirely
    eval "reason"	# eval the test because it doesn't parse yet
    try "reason"	# try the test because it throws exception
    todo "reason"	# mark "todo" because "not ok" is expected
    emit code		# insert code (such as "skip_rest();") inline

All fudged tests return an exit code of 1 by default, so the test harness
will mark it as "dubious" even if all the tests supposedly pass.

There is also the following directive which modifies the test count of
the next construct:

    #?DOES count

The count may be an expression as long as any variables referenced in
the expression are in scope at the location fudge eventually inserts a
"skip()" call.

When applied to a subsequent sub definition, registers the sub name as
doing that many tests when called.  Note, however, that any skipping
is done at the point of the call, not within the subroutine, so the count
may not refer to any parameter of the sub.

When you run the fudge preprocessor, if it decides the test needs
fudging, it returns the new fudged filename; otherwise it returns
the original filename.  (Generally you don't run "fudge" directly,
but your test harness runs the "fudgeall" program for you; see below.)
If there is already a fudged program in the directory that is newer
than the unfudged version, fudge just returns the fudged version
without regenerating it.  If the fudged version is older, it removes
it and then decides anew whether to regenerate it based on the internal
fudge comments.

The "fudgeall" program may be called to process all the needed fudging
for a particular platform:

    fudgeall humpty */*.t */*/*.t

will use the "fudge" program to translate any fudged files to a new
file where the extension is not *.t but instead is *.humpty to indicate
the platform dependency.  It also returns the fudged list of filenames
to run, where unfudged tests are just passed through unchanged as *.t.
Each test comes through as either fudged or not, but never both.
The test harness then runs the selected test files as it normally
would (it shouldn't care whether they are named *.t or *.humpty).

In cases where the current working directory makes a difference, the tests
assume that the working directory is the root of the test suite, so that the
relative path to itself is t/spec/S\d\d-$section/$filename.
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