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@@ -55,6 +55,31 @@ You can pass --verbose (or -v), --debug (or -d), and --immediate
failed test.
+Naming Tests
+------------
+
+The test files are named as:
+
+ tNNNN-commandname-details.sh
+
+where N is a decimal digit.
+
+First digit tells the family:
+
+ 0 - the absolute basics and global stuff
+ 1 - the basic commands concerning database
+ 2 - the basic commands concerning the working tree
+ 3 - the other basic commands (e.g. ls-files)
+ 4 - the diff commands
+ 5 - the pull and exporting commands
+ 6 - the revision tree commands (even e.g. merge-base)
+
+Second digit tells the particular command we are testing.
+
+Third digit (optionally) tells the particular switch or group of switches
+we are testing.
+
+
Writing Tests
-------------
@@ -72,6 +97,7 @@ assignment to variable 'test_description', like this:
This test registers the following structure in the cache
and tries to run git-ls-files with option --frotz.'
+
Source 'test-lib.sh'
--------------------
@@ -94,7 +120,6 @@ This test harness library does the following things:
consistently when command line arguments --verbose (or -v),
--debug (or -d), and --immediate (or -i) is given.
-
End with test_done
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