vartest.c - major pain in the build process

Dmitry Timoshkov dmitry at
Mon Feb 28 18:29:00 CST 2005

"Jakob Eriksson" <jakov at> wrote:

> >I have to repeat again: Winword, Photoshop, Internet Explorer or any other
> >application I and most (if not all) developers and users are care about do not
> >run on an invisible desktop, therefore I don't care about tests running in that
> >mode at all. It's not simply an optional mode, that's a mode completely useless
> >for vast majority of Wine users/developers.
> >  
> >
> For example file APIs many applications depend upon, and these
> are totally unaffected by desktop visibility.

We can't really separate the tests, but still want the tests to show
reasonable results in order to compare behaviour with Wine and to track
the regressions. I don't see the point of publishing broken tests, and
why running tests interactively can't be made a mandatory requirement.


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