Difficulties with Regression Testing

Austin English austinenglish at gmail.com
Thu Nov 19 09:43:51 CST 2009

On Thu, Nov 19, 2009 at 9:41 AM, James Mckenzie
<jjmckenzie51 at earthlink.net> wrote:
>>From: Austin English <austinenglish at gmail.com>
>>Sent: Nov 19, 2009 10:31 AM
>>To: James Mckenzie <jjmckenzie51 at earthlink.net>
>>Cc: Wine Development Mailing List <wine-devel at winehq.org>
>>Subject: Re: Difficulties with Regression Testing
>>On Thu, Nov 19, 2009 at 8:51 AM, James Mckenzie
>><jjmckenzie51 at earthlink.net> wrote:
>>> All:
>>> I've been running regression tests to find a commit between wine-1.1.10 and wine-1.1.11 that breaks the EM_FORMATRANGE
>>> patch or to discover what I need to do to fix the patch to make it work with wine-1.1.11.  I've been following the
>>> instructions on the Regression Testing Wiki page.  I am on the fourth git bisect good and I run into two different
>>> problems:
>>> 1.  The tools/Makefile.in file gets corrupted on the fourth git bisect good.  This is unexpected as I am not aware of
>>> any changes to this file that would cause corruption.  This happens interrmittently and a git fetch sometimes causes
>>> the error that tools/Makefile.in needs to be updated to appear when I apply/remove a patch which is needed to correct
>>> wordpad, one of the programs I am using to test the EM_FORMATRANGE patch.  The build fails when attempting to build
>>> makedep.c.  The includes appear to be incorrect and do not pick up the files in the source directory thus the Wine
>>> includes are not included.
>>Try doing a make clean / make distclean.
> I don't think this will do anything, but I'll try it.

Ah, Makefile.in...nm, misread that. Not sure then.

>>> 2.  Something else is causing the check.bmp file not to be found and thus the tests fail on the fourth git bisect
>>> good.   The .rc file that calls this file is located in two different directorys but the check.bmp file only exists in
>>> the tools/subdirectory.
>>IIRC, that was a file for the cryptui manager that AJ forgot to
>>include with the commit needing it. Try either putting it there
>>manually from another git branch, or using make -k.
> Where does this need to be added?  I might be able to figure it out, but I don't want to go guessing.

Put it in dlls/cryptui/, or just use make -k to ignore it.


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