winmm: Increase tolerance range in tests

Maarten Lankhorst m.b.lankhorst at
Thu Nov 6 01:51:53 CST 2008

Hi Robert,

2008/11/5, Robert Reif <reif at>:
> Alistair Leslie-Hughes wrote:
>> Hi,
>> Changelog:
>>     winmm: Increase tolerance range in tests
>> Best Regards
>>  Alistair Leslie-Hughes
> Please give an explanation why?  If it's just to make the test pass,
> then we need to know why the test is failing.
> Is it only needed for wine?  Could be a wine problem.
> Is it only needed for specific versions of Windows or specific hardware
> or drivers?
> Is it only needed for Windows running on a virtual machine?  Then it
> could be a a virtual machine hardware emulation problem.
> I think all Windows hardware test failures that only happen on virtual
> machines should be considered suspect.  It would be nice to detect if
> Windows is running on real hardware or a virtual machine because of this
> type of problem.
As far as I understand it all winmm tests are dependant on the drivers
being used, you will get different failures for a sound blaster then
you would get if you have an intel hda chipset.


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