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From "Mark H. Wood" <>
Subject Integration testing of command line tools?
Date Mon, 20 Aug 2018 13:59:07 GMT
When writing integration tests for command-line tools, is there any
support in Failsafe, jUnit, or elsewhere to fork a process and manage
its standard IO streams?

Or am I over-designing?  Would one typically write such an integration
test rather like a unit test, bypassing the command analyzer and just
calling the appropriate method on an instance created by the test
suite?  Without stubbing or mocking the underlying code, of course,
since it's an integration test.

Is there a better place to ask?

Mark H. Wood
Lead Technology Analyst

University Library
Indiana University - Purdue University Indianapolis
755 W. Michigan Street
Indianapolis, IN 46202

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