Assume testsuite is okay. How do I know that the install result is also okay?

Jie Zhang
Mon Feb 22 00:59:00 GMT 2010

On Tue, Feb 16, 2010 at 1:44 PM, Dennis Clarke <> wrote:
> This may seem like an odd question but I have spent some time looking at
> this and wondering.
> Assume that I have performed a full three stage bootstrap and then ran the
> testsuite. Assume that I was happy with the results and then ran the
> install.
> How do I know that the resultant compiler that is now in the --prefix=dir
> is also complete and "okay" ?
> The testsuite was run while the present working dir was the objdir.
> However after install we assume that everything lands correctly in the
> destination. Can we also run the testsuite *after* install and only with
> the compiler in the final install location?
Yes. You can take a look at test_gcc in the following file:


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