Regression testing in the presence of non-code changes

@article{Nanda2011RegressionTI,
  title={Regression testing in the presence of non-code changes},
  author={Agastya Nanda and Senthil Mani and Saurabh Sinha and Mary Jean Harrold and Alessandro Orso},
  journal={2011 Fourth IEEE International Conference on Software Testing, Verification and Validation},
  year={2011},
  pages={21-30}
}
Regression testing is an important activity performed to validate modified software, and one of its key tasks is regression test selection (RTS) -- selecting a subset of existing test cases to run on the modified software. Most existing RTS techniques focus on changes made to code components and completely ignore non-code elements, such as configuration files and databases, which can also change and affect the system behavior. To address this issue, we present a new RTS technique that performs… CONTINUE READING
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