make test drill

Paul Vriens at
Wed Oct 10 02:51:36 CDT 2007

Steven Edwards wrote:
> On 10/10/07, H. Verbeet <hverbeet at> wrote:
>> At that point the only real option is keeping a list of blacklisted
>> video drivers (which some applications actually sort of do), but I'm
>> not sure we really want to go there. I do think we should investigate
>> native failures, and fix them if possible, but if tests fail because
>> eg. vmware has a broken d3d implementation, I think the test is
>> essentially doing what it should do.
> Conversely couldn't you write a test that detects known good
> drivers via the loaded kernel module and make the test dependent
> on their presence? Rather than running the test and not knowing
> if it will pass or fail, it makes more since to only run the test when
> we know it SHOULD pass and then if it fails we have identified
> a regression.
But isn't introducing bad or good lists the same as using the the Windows 
version? I though the general idea is to have tests that act on behavior?



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