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Version: 1.24.x

diff_test

A test rule that compares two binary files or two directories.

Similar to bazel-skylib's diff_test but also supports comparing directories.

The rule uses a Bash command (diff) on Linux/macOS/non-Windows, and a cmd.exe command (fc.exe) on Windows (no Bash is required).

Macros and Functions

diff_test

A test that compares two files.

The test succeeds if the files' contents match.

Example usage (generated):

load("@aspect_bazel_lib//lib:diff_test.bzl", "diff_test")

diff_test(
# The name of the test rule.
name = "",
# Label of the file to compare to <code>file2</code>.
file1 = None,
# Label of the file to compare to <code>file1</code>.
file2 = None,
)

name

Required.

The name of the test rule.

file1

Required.

Label of the file to compare to file2.

file2

Required.

Label of the file to compare to file1.

size

Optional. Default: None

standard attribute for tests

timeout

Optional. Default: None

standard attribute for tests. Defaults to "short" if both timeout and size are unspecified.

kwargs

Optional.

The common attributes for tests.