News Feed
Sections




News Archive
Looking for more information on how to do PHP the right way? Check out PHP: The Right Way

Sebastian Bergmann's Blog:
Debugging with Git and PHPUnit
March 22, 2011 @ 13:04:15

Sebastian Bergmann has a recent post about how you can use git and PHPUnit to debug your application and find out when the offending code was added.

git bisect can be used to find the change that introduced a bug. It does so by performing a binary search on the list of commits between a known good and a known bad state of the repository. A tool such as PHPUnit can be invoked at each step of the binary search to check whether or not the current state is broken.

He gives an example of some failing tests where the return value isn't equal to what it should be. Finding the hash of the initial commit, he compares that with the "git bisect" command to point to the "good" and "bad" points in the timeline. Command line examples are also included in the post.

0 comments voice your opinion now!
debug git phpunit bisect unittest


blog comments powered by Disqus

Similar Posts

Smashing Magazine: Writing Unit Tests For WordPress Plugins

The PHP.cc: PHP 5.5: Generators

Raphael Stolt's Blog: Creating custom PHPUnit assertions

Sebastian Bergmann's Blog: PHPUnit and Cyclomatic Complexity

Project: Phactory - A Database Factory for Unit Tests


Community Events





Don't see your event here?
Let us know!


tips package introduction framework install series zendserver list podcast opinion update laravel release library symfony language api community deployment interview

All content copyright, 2014 PHPDeveloper.org :: info@phpdeveloper.org - Powered by the Solar PHP Framework