set variables before executing the "test-op"

Faré fahree at
Wed Sep 7 11:54:02 UTC 2016

On Tue, Sep 6, 2016 at 3:49 PM, Alexey Veretennikov
<txm.fourier at> wrote:
> Hi,
> Thanks,
> I decided to follow your first advice with some difference:
> I've created a file base.lisp with the following contents:
> (in-package :cl-user)
> (defpackage test.base
>   (:use :cl
>         :prove))
> (in-package :test.base)
> ;; turn off ansi colors in report output
> (setf prove.color:*enable-colors* nil)
> ;; change type of the reporter to Test Anything Protocol
> (setf prove:*default-reporter* :tap)
> and added this file to components section of the test asd file:
>   :components ((:module "t"
>                 :components
>                 ((:file "base")
>                  (:test-file "pack-test")
>                  ...
> I've also added :prove to depends-on section of the test asd file.
> This works for me and I don't have to modify all test files.
> Is this approach ok or bad(dangerous, bad style etc.)?
This looks like it's good style to me.

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