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Fragile Tests

In the thoughtworks geek night yesterday there was a discussion on "Fragile Tests". There was a lot of discussion around the causes & solutions. At the end of the discussion there was no structured summary, which left me as confused as I was @ the beginning of the discussion. I thought of looking into it today in the xUnit Patterns book to clear my mind a bit on the topic.

From "xUnit Patterns"

Fragile Test: A test fails to compile or run when the system under test (SUT) is changed in ways that do not affect the part the test is exercising.

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