makefiles: add a notest target

Lei Zhang thestig at
Fri Oct 26 16:50:26 CDT 2007

On 10/26/07, Michael Stefaniuc <mstefani at> wrote:
> Maarten Lankhorst wrote:
> > Lei Zhang schreef:
> >> This patch adds a notest target to build everything but the dll unit
> >> tests and winetest. This cuts down build time by 25%.
> >>
> > Julliard will never accept such patch. In the hacks.git tree there is a
> > patch I did that has a configuration time option for it. It would be
> > cleaner if you used something like 'make SKIPTESTS=1'. I doubt that
> > alexandre would ever accept any patch that would disable building tests,
> > though.
> And for a good reason. The tests started to rot and not even compile
> when building wasn't part of the default make target.
> bye
>         michael
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This is not meant to be the default make target. I intended for it to
be a time saver when one just needs a quick build, like when doing
regression testing.

Perhaps its better just to keep this out of the Wine tree, and let
people apply the patch if they know what they're doing.

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