an extension for testing long string


lua-TestLongString is a port of the Perl5 module Test::LongString.

It is an extension of lua-TestMore.

It provides functions for comparing and testing strings that are not in plain text or are especially long.


lua-TestLongString is not yet released.

It's developed for Lua 5.1.


lua-TestLongString source can be downloaded from GitHub or Lua Forge.


The easiest way to install lua-TestLongString is to use LuaRocks:

luarocks install lua-testlongstring

If you prefer to install manually, just copy the files from /src. There are no building stage, lua-TestLongString is a pure Lua module.

Copyright and License

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This library is licensed under the terms of the MIT/X11 license, like Lua itself.