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On Fri, Mar 6, 2009 at 5:50 AM, David Manura <> wrote:
> On Thu, Mar 5, 2009 at 6:15 PM, Wim Langers wrote:
>> ...I've taken the initiative to fork (a presumably dead) LuaUnit to bring
>> it on to par with Lua itself and to further enhance it....
>> - run tests in parallel to optimise tests which are waiting for some
>> event/condition/time
> I was discussing the various Lua testing frameworks[1] with Fabien
> recently.  I'm not really satisfied these and have been using a home
> grown framework and am more recently experimenting with Behavior
> Driven Development (BDD) (like Ruby RSpec[2]) with a matching library
> (like [3]) and implementing this in terms of Metalua[4] as a
> domain-specific language.  The description of ScalaTest[5] perhaps
> provides a helpful model for Lua given TMTOWTDI.
> That doesn't address your general question, particularly the parallel
> test (Lua Lanes) handling, but I think it's worth revisiting
> alternatives to the traditional JUnit style testing (though not
> necessarily invalidating it).
>  [1]
>  [2]
>  [3]
>  [4]
>  [5]

There is also a spec framework on github:

Bertrand Mansion