Excluding a Windows version from the tests

Robert Shearman rob at codeweavers.com
Thu Mar 29 17:49:16 CDT 2007

Alexandre Julliard wrote:
> Paul Vriens <paul.vriens.wine at gmail.com> writes:
>> yesterday a patch of mine was committed to test more profile stuff
>> from kernel32. When I have a look now at test.winehq.org I see that
>> some test(s) crash on win98 but not on others.
>> Although I could use a if(0) construction (as is done in several other
>> tests), I'm wondering if we should just not run specific tests on
>> specific Windows versions. It's a shame that one OS version blocks the
>> running of several other tests.
> In general, if a feature crashes on Windows it's unlikely that an app
> would depend on it, so it's not a problem to disable or remove the
> test.

Unfortunately, these days apps are coded for NT only and I would expect 
new applications to only be supported on XP upwards. However, I guess 
until we see a real application that confirms this, it is all 
hand-waving theory.

Rob Shearman

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