Right way to cope with user error in make test?

Austin English austinenglish at gmail.com
Fri May 16 14:54:36 CDT 2008

On Fri, May 16, 2008 at 2:05 PM, Dan Kegel <dank at kegel.com> wrote:
> jwhite wrote:
>> The attached patch is one approach - skip the tests in this case.
>> Does this seem like a reasonable approach to folks?
> I like it.
> I would also like to see us get a lot tougher about
> letting people build wine without a full complement
> of development headers.  Maybe our configure
> should have a sanity check at the end, and abort
> if something optional but very common is missing;
> we could add a --no-sanity-check option to enable
> configuring in that case if it's really intended.
> - Dan

We could have dotests check the config.log to see if there were any
dependencies missing, and warn/fail as appropriate.

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