Right way to cope with user error in make test?

Dmitry Timoshkov dmitry at codeweavers.com
Mon May 19 00:47:48 CDT 2008

"Rolf Kalbermatter" <r.kalbermatter at hccnet.nl> wrote:

> The test framework should not only help avoiding regressions for the
> VERY active developers but allow anyone working on Wine in one way or
> the other to have some confidence that he got it to build right. It's
> what I usually do when installing any source package to see if I missed
> something. Getting a long list of errors and sometimes crashes out
> of the box really leaves a bad taste and also makes it much harder to
> verify that my own modifications to it later on didn't break it in some
> ways.

That's the whole reason behind http://wiki.winehq.org/MakeTestFailures

Carefully investigating each test failure one by one as Dan does is
the right approach IMO, flaming on wine-devel is not.


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