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Re: Testsuite reorganization, documentation, cleanup?


On Tue, Oct 08, 2002 at 09:19:46AM -0700, Stan Shebs wrote:
> Hans-Peter Nilsson wrote:
> 
> >On Tue, 8 Oct 2002, Nathanael Nerode wrote:
> >
> >>On Mon, Oct 07, 2002 at 02:58:17PM -0700, Stan Shebs wrote:
> >>
> >>>I don't like this level of subdivision very much.  It's needed for
> >>>torture tests because they don't have any info internal to the file,
> >>>but in general I think test instructions instructions for a file should
> >>>be in the file, not implicit in some detail of its pathname.
> >>>
> >
> >Why not?  What's wrong with having a directory where different
> >optimization options are iterated over, with the exact option
> >not explicitly stated in the file?  It's quite convenient IMHO.
> >If there's a future -O0.5 option, it can be added to the
> >iterations.
> >
> That's why I said "in general".  The current torture test structure
> is very efficient for the purpose it serves, and I don't see much
> need to change it, although it would be very useful to document it more.

...soooo, how about someone approving my first doc cleanup patch (v3)
http://gcc.gnu.org/ml/gcc-patches/2002-10/msg00303.html

...or explaining why it's no good?

--Nathanael


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