Expanded wiki pages on adding tests, preference for python.

Andrew Bartlett abartlet at samba.org
Wed Aug 2 06:45:05 UTC 2017

On Wed, 2017-08-02 at 08:28 +1200, Andrew Bartlett via samba-technical
> I hope the above is helpful.  I can't at this time fix our full
> documentation deficit, but I have added:
> https://wiki.samba.org/index.php/Writing_Python_Tests

I've expanded a number of pages under:


I hope this helps clarify things for new developers.  I've explained
there that we don't want any more Perl tests, and suggested Python as
the best first choice for new tests.  

Established developers will often have good reasons why tests should be
in a particular language, but I want to give new developers a push into
a particular direction[1]. 


Andrew Bartlett

[1] My first task in Samba was to write pure posix SH for the build
farm.  I therefore can't suggest that to new developers as a default
option :-)

Andrew Bartlett                       http://samba.org/~abartlet/
Authentication Developer, Samba Team  http://samba.org
Samba Developer, Catalyst IT          http://catalyst.net.nz/services/samba

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