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RT: Common Lisp regression tester

Everyone knows that it is important to test a system thoroughly whenever it is changed. However, it is far from easy to come up with good tests and irritatingly laborious to keep track of a lot of tests and run them time and again. The RT Common Lisp regression tester automates part of this task. Using RT, the programmer still has to come up with tests. However, RT maintains a database of these tests and automatically runs them when requested. This can take a lot of computer time, but does not take any of the programmer's time. As a result, any bugs found by running the tests---and this is a lot more bugs than you might think---are essentially found for free.
      rt-code.lisp ; code for RT
      rt-test.lisp ; Test cases to check the code on a new Lisp
      rt-doc.txt   ; Brief documentation

Version: 19-DEC-90 Copying: Copyright (c) 1990 by MIT. Use, copying, modification and distribution permitted. CD-ROM: Prime Time Freeware for AI, Issue 1-1 Mailing List: none Author(s): Dr. Richard C. Waters Mitsubishi Electric Research Laboratories 201 Broadway Cambridge MA 02139 Tel: 617-621-7508 Keywords: Authors!Waters, Lisp!Code, Lisp!Testing, MIT, RT, Regression Testing, Software Maintenance, Software Modification, Testing References: Waters, R.C., ``Supporting the Regression Testing of Lisp Programs'', ACM Lisp Pointers, 4(2):47--53, June 1991.
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