Test::Mock::Time - Deterministic time & timers for event loop tests
This document describes Test::Mock::Time version v0.1.7
use Test::Mock::Time; # All these functions will return same constant time # until you manually move time forward by some deterministic # value by sleep(), ff() or doing one tick of your event loop. say time(); say localtime(); say gmtime(); say Time::HiRes::time(); say Time::HiRes::gettimeofday(); say Time::HiRes::clock_gettime(CLOCK_REALTIME()); say Time::HiRes::clock_gettime(CLOCK_MONOTONIC()); # All these functions will fast-forward time (so time() etc. # will return increased value on next call) and return immediately. # Pending timers of your event loop (if any) will not be processed. sleep(1); Time::HiRes::sleep(0.5); Time::HiRes::usleep(500_000); Time::HiRes::nanosleep(500_000_000); Time::HiRes::clock_nanosleep(500_000_000); # This will fast-forward time and process pending timers (if any). ff(0.5); # These will call ff() in case no other (usually I/O) event happens in # $Test::Mock::Time::WAIT_ONE_TICK seconds of real time and there are # some active timers. Mojo::IOLoop->one_tick; EV::run(EV::RUN_ONCE);
This module replaces actual time with simulated time everywhere (core time(), Time::HiRes, EV, AnyEvent with EV, Mojolicious, …) and provide a way to write deterministic tests for event loop based applications with timers.
IMPORTANT! This module must be loaded by your script/app/test before other related modules (Time::HiRes, Mojolicious, EV, etc.).
These functions are exported by default:
$Test::Mock::Time::WAIT_ONE_TICK = 0.05;
This value is used to limit amount of real time spend waiting for non-timer (usually I/O) event while one tick of event loop if there are some active timers. In case no events happens while this time event loop will be interrupted and time will be fast-forward to time when next timer should expire by calling ff().
ff( $seconds ); ff();
Fast-forward current time by $seconds (can be fractional). All functions like time() will returns previous value increased by $seconds after that.
Will run callbacks for pending timers of your event loop if they'll expire while $seconds or if they've already expired (because you've used functions like sleep() which fast-forward time without processing timers).
When called without params will fast-forward time by amount needed to run callback for next pending timer (it may be 0 in case there are no pending timers or if next pending timer already expired).
Mocked functions/methods from other modules
See "SYNOPSIS" for explanation how they works.
All required methods.
All required methods except:
Bugs / Feature Requests
Please report any bugs or feature requests through the issue tracker at https://github.com/powerman/perl-Test-Mock-Time/issues. You will be notified automatically of any progress on your issue.
This is open source software. The code repository is available for public review and contribution under the terms of the license. Feel free to fork the repository and submit pull requests.
git clone https://github.com/powerman/perl-Test-Mock-Time.git
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