do ERR messages imply bugs?
wine-devel at kievinfo.com
Sun Apr 12 16:41:55 CDT 2009
Vincent Povirk wrote:
> Ok, but my point is (and I'm not saying we should necessarily do
> this), according to the Wine Developer's Guide an err is something
> that we should be concerned about, by definition. If we buy this, and
> some current err messages are often harmless, implying no loss of
> important functionality, they should be changed to some other channel.
For a normal App I'd almost agree with that (unless of course App does some
invalid stuff which some do). For the test - no. Lots of tests probe border
cases as well as invalid conditions. Wine is 100% correct to complain about
such situations. However that's precisely what's being tested.
All tests should be written to examine one thing at a time. And most are. If
test doesn't fail, everything else is irrelevant.
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