Towards Zero Test Suite Failures

Steven Edwards winehacker at
Tue Jan 15 23:08:26 CST 2008

On Jan 15, 2008 6:03 PM, Francois Gouget <fgouget at> wrote:
> > This Examples of "broken" Windows installations are VMware
> > installations with Direct3D support enabled. VMWare has a D3D driver
> > that works similarly to Wine, but has a few bugs that our tests
> > stumble uppon.
> <rant>
> This gets mentioned *every single time*.
> For what it's worth, as far as I know none of the tests I run (the
> 'fg-xxx' ones) has that D3D driver you speak of.
> They still have failures in the Direct3D tests but if you check the
> Windows XP results, you will see that my logs show only two Direct3D
> tests failing. That's very little compared to the 73 other tests that
> fail... for the Windows XP results alone.
> So I'd like people to focus a little bit less on these two Direct3D
> failures and a little bit more on the 73 other failures. That the tests
> are being run in VMware is no excuse for not looking at them. If these
> 73 failing tests were fixed that would be a huge step for the
> conformance test suite.
> </rant>


Steven Edwards

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