Don't compile winetest as part of the main build

Alexandre Julliard julliard at
Wed Aug 25 11:50:49 CDT 2004

Mike Hearn <m.hearn at> writes:

> Was this dropped? On my laptop (a 600mhz Pentium with 128mb of ram, so
> not too pokey) attempting to build the winetest binary actually kills
> the build dead. It ends up attempting to feed ~20mb of data to gas
> which doesn't make it very happy. I guess I misphrased it - it's not
> for slower machines, it's for machines with less memory.
> There's not much reason to run the entire winetest binary on Wine
> itself, so why do we always build it ?

Because code that doesn't get built rots very quickly. You can disable
it in your tree, but the default should be to build it.

Alexandre Julliard
julliard at

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