CESM1 is accompanied by utilities that support automated testing of
the model. In general, these should be used only after the model has
been ported to the target machine (see Chapter 5). The
are create_production_test, create_test,
and create_test_suite. create_production_test
tool is executed from $
CASEROOT, and tests exact
restartability of the case setup in a separate directory.
create_test is executed from
allows you to quickly set up and run one of several supported tests.
Finally, create_test_suite is primarily for CSEG
developers and is there to easily set up and run a list of supported
tests. Each of these tools will be described below.