3.5.6 'make check' problems... LOTS of them
mw_triad at users.sourceforge.net
Wed Jan 31 22:53:57 GMT 2007
David Faure wrote:
> On Wednesday 31 January 2007, Adriaan de Groot wrote:
>> On Wednesday 31 January 2007 20:09, Matthew Woehlke wrote:
>>> I had a number of failures running 'make check' on a pristine 3.5.6
>>> kdelibs (I am building on another box over ssh with X forwarding enabled).
>> I think this mostly shows that the unit tests are not run all that often or
>> all that rigidly (something that should be on the EBN, but isn't due to
>> manpower issues in setting it up). Please *do* submit patches for the various
Especially given David's comments, it would probably take me more time
than it is worth for me to understand the test suites to be able to
offer patches (especially where I know the /solution/ is, or at least
should be, trivial).
> Let's just say, the situation with unit tests in 3.5.x was less than ideal; I'm not sure
> it's worth fixing it at this point.
> kdelibs trunk (kde4) has many more tests, and some improvements overall in the aspects
> Matthew mentionned: e.g. some tests which need installed data are skipped when
> kdelibs is not installed. Also dirk has started to look into running the tests after
> the automatic dashboard compilation.
Yes, please, having the tests actually /run/ would seem to fix most of
the problems I found. :-) Running test suites should definitely be part
of automated testing. (And, dare I suggest they must pass before a
package can be released?)
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