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Bash Automated Testing System: a TAP ( compliant testing framework for Bash. More information:

  • Run a BATS test script and output results in the TAP (Test Anything Protocol) format:

bats --tap {{path/to/test.bats}}

  • Count test cases of a test script without running any tests:

bats --count {{path/to/test.bats}}

  • Run BATS test cases contained in a directory and its subdirectories (files with a .bats extension):

bats --recursive {{path/to/directory}}

  • Output results in a specific format:

bats --formatter {{pretty|tap|junit}} {{path/to/test.bats}}