Small fix for the testing doc
fgouget at free.fr
Tue Sep 17 03:29:02 CDT 2002
That bit was very unfinished...
Explain why conformance tests are useful for port too
RCS file: /home/wine/wine/documentation/testing.sgml,v
retrieving revision 1.1
diff -u -r1.1 testing.sgml
--- documentation/testing.sgml 17 Sep 2002 00:07:03 -0000 1.1
+++ documentation/testing.sgml 17 Sep 2002 08:26:00 -0000
@@ -79,10 +79,13 @@
- FIXME: Ports to new architectures involve New ports involve modifying core parts of Wine:
- synchronization, exception handling, thread management, etc.
- After such modifications extensive testing is necessary to
- make sure the changes did not To check the correctness of new ports.
+ Conformance tests will also come in handy when testing Wine on
+ new (or not as widely used) architectures such as FreeBSD,
+ Solaris x86 or even non-x86 systems. Even when the port does
+ not involve any significant change in the thread management,
+ exception handling or other low-level aspects of Wine, new
+ architectures can expose subtle bugs that can be hard to
+ diagnose when debugging regular (complex) applications.
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