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authorSean Whitton <>2016-04-10 08:39:53 -0700
committerSean Whitton <>2016-04-10 08:40:00 -0700
commit5877975dff609eaa23458d28a19d83a55a8d9b0e (patch)
treedac3343f62776aedd35389fa0470d578799454c1 /dh_elpa_test
parentdea2461c5e3584f320f0f8199eea2d0d29a38a4f (diff)
clarify documentation of DH_ELPA_TEST_ERT_HELPER
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diff --git a/dh_elpa_test b/dh_elpa_test
index 83561c2..d2d4236 100755
--- a/dh_elpa_test
+++ b/dh_elpa_test
@@ -63,6 +63,15 @@ The name of a *.el file containing Emacs Lisp code that will run the
ERT test suite. When this variable is not defined, B<dh_elpa_test>
calls the function B<(ert-run-tests-batch-and-exit)>.
+Note that this is not the way to load test helpers that do needed work
+but don't actually run the tests. For that, you can use something like
+=over 4
+ export DH_ELPA_TEST_ERT_EVAL=(load-file "test-helper.el")
Emacs Lisp code to be run prior to running ERT tests by the Emacs