The latest installment of my automated testing saga is now available at Script Framework. This outlines the components that I have been using in automated testing and provides an example where a build is downloaded, installed, a profile created, an extension installed and a simple test that the extension works is performed.
Spider 0.0.2.5 fixes a permissions problem in remote HTML and XUL invocations of Spider. Thanks to Jason Sutton for the bug report.
Benjamin Smedberg wrote to point out killableprocess.py which looks like a much more robust tool than timed_run.py. I’ll check it out as a replacement for timed_run.py in my framework as soon as I finish the first round of documentation I have been supposed to write about my test framework since … like … forever.