Proof of concept - The crashbot

Scott Ritchie scott at
Sat Sep 17 04:31:51 CDT 2011

On 09/16/2011 08:16 AM, Henri Verbeet wrote:
> On 16 September 2011 16:56, Seth Shelnutt <shelnutt2 at> wrote:
>> Personally I think automated application testing is the next major testing
>> platform for wine. Test suites are the most important, but application
>> testing can mean knowing when new software works in wine and from a user
>> standpoint of view more "interesting" and applicable than what test suites
>> are getting passed.
> It's something we've been interested in for some time, but it's fairly
> hard to make it work in a reliable way.

I think it's slightly easier to do the inverse -- automate applications
to make sure they don't crash in future versions.

I'm going to tackle something similar on the daily Ubuntu builds with
winetricks' included selftest once Launchpad starts building them again.

Scott Ritchie

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