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Re: Regression testing...
- To: Joe Buck <jbuck at synopsys dot COM>
- Subject: Re: Regression testing...
- From: Jeffrey A Law <law at cygnus dot com>
- Date: Tue, 18 Jan 2000 13:31:30 -0700
- cc: mrs at windriver dot com (Mike Stump), pfeifer at dbai dot tuwien dot ac dot at, scottb at netwinder dot org, gcc at gcc dot gnu dot org
- Reply-To: law at cygnus dot com
In message <200001182009.MAA16210@atrus.synopsys.com>you write:
> > I would like to see advancement made in terms of the testsuite. In
> > particular, I would like to add back the infrastructure that was
> > appropriately donated to the FSF (testsuite/lib and old-deja.exp), and
> > then work on a list of known clean testcases.
> Actually, we can use probably 95% or more of the current testsuite (maybe
> 99%) based on an email discussion I had with Eben Moglen a while back
> (he's the FSF's lawyer). We've been remiss on pushing forward the
> testsuite sanitization project (I'd forgotten all about it).
> The SC's going have to do some work on this, and we should bump up the
> priority. There may be a delay if we have to run the guidelines past
> Prof. Moglen (he's a busy man).
Actually, I already did a pass through the testsuite based on Moglen's
guidelines and zapped everything that was even close to violation. In
all a dozen or two tests got zapped.
> > Then, I would like to see the release and snapshot process include the
> > clean version of the testsuite. The unclean portions we can migrate
> > to unclean directories.
> This seems right.
The snapshots already do as will the next major release.
Having one or more folks go over the tests again would be greatly appreciated.