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DejaGnu is a framework for testing other programs. Its purpose is to provide a single front end for all tests. Beyond this, DejaGnu offers several advantages for testing:
DejaGnu is written in
expect, which in turn uses Tcl---Tool
Running tests requires two things: the testing framework, and the test
suites themselves. Tests are usually written in
Tcl, but you can also use a Tcl script to run a test suite that is not
expect script filenames conventionally
use `.exp' as a suffix; for example, the main implementation of the
DejaGnu test driver is in the file `runtest.exp'.)
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