Winetest questions

Dan Kegel dank at
Sun Nov 7 17:48:53 CST 2004

Dimitrie O. Paun wrote:
>>3. winetest.exe currently assumes you're running under Windows.
>>See main.c line 577:
>>  (putenv ("WINETEST_PLATFORM=windows") ||
>>Wouldn't it be useful to allow Linux results to be computed
>>and reported via winetest, too?   Presumably it could detect
>>that it's running on Linux somehow.  (perhaps by running uname -a...)
> It would be cool (and we support it), but in practical terms, it will
> be more of a problem (that's why we explicitely disable it). We know
> that all tests run under Wine/Linux anyway, so it would provide little
> additional benefit, but the potential to screw up our reports is rather
> large.

Ah, but you don't disable it, as far as I can tell.
As of last month, I was able to run winetest under Linux, and because of
that wrong environment setting, it got all the todo_wine's
wrong.  In fact, is built by default.  Is that a mistake?
- Dan

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