echo(1) acceptance tests

The Subplot project

2021-11-29 08:21

1 Introduction

echo(1) is a Unix command line tool, which writes its command line arguments to the standard output. This is a simple acceptance test suite for the echo implementation.

For more information, see (Random 2020).

2 No arguments

Run echo without arguments.

when user runs echo without arguments
then exit code is 0
then standard output contains a newline
then standard error is empty

3 Hello, world

This scenario runs echo to produce the output “hello, world”.

when user runs echo with arguments hello, world
then exit code is 0
then standard output contains "hello, world"
then standard error is empty

Test file

File: foo.dat

This is a test file.
Two lines.

References

Random, James. 2020. The Foo Book. World Wide Web: The Internet.