Right way to cope with user error in make test?
scott at open-vote.org
Fri May 16 18:39:15 CDT 2008
On Ubuntu, doing something like apt-get build-dep wine will prevent
those kind of user errors.
Really we just need to improve the wiki page a bit rather than bother
with extra work on make test.
Jeremy White wrote:
> So...turns out that in this flood of new reporting, that one of the errors
> only happened to me, and it further turns out to be entirely user error;
> I didn't have libxslt.
> So, the obvious first solution is for me to actually read my configure
> results and deal with it.
> But I think I serve nicely as an example of the sort of incompetent user
> for whom it would still be nice to have make test work cleanly.
> I didn't see any obvious standard way of coping with this situation.
> Did I miss it? I imagined that maybe we'd skip these cases, but I didn't
> see evidence of that. I could also imagine a facility whereby we note
> that the configure was not clean, and then refuse to run make test
> (or at least refuse to run the full winetest battery). Should we make
> libxslt non optional (or at least require an explicit --without-libxslt
> in order to build without it)?
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