I am currently developing extensions to the MyDNS-ng software and want
to include a regression testing suite with the next release. Rather than
reinvent the wheel I was hoping to find a suitable framework for
building and running this sute. Unfortunately I must be looking under
the wrong rocks because everything I keep finding is suitable for Unit
testing or simple program testing but does not seem to have enough
features to make what I want to do easy. I was hoping that somebody on
here could advise on a suitable rockpile to look under.
What I would like to do is to be able to set up a test directory within
the build tree that will be populated with the configuration file needed
by MyDNS, create a test database in the local instance of the MySQL or
Postgresql server, populate this database with static data as provided
in an SQL script, then run the MyDNS daemon. Having confirmed that all
of these happened I would then like to run a series of dig commands,
checking that the output is correct and that the correct messages get
logged in the output log for MyDNS. Finally I would need to shutdown the
daemon and clean up the test directory. This sequence may need to be run
a number of times using different data and different database engines so
I want something that will make this easy to script and will allow me to
have both passing and failing tests.
Any suggestions of a suitable rockpile?
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