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Re: Testsuite as a package (was: Re: Was that the sound of a snapshotgoing off?)

On Tue, 4 Mar 2003, Ronald Landheer-Cieslak wrote:
> There is no *need* for a separate package - but it would make life easier
> for those who want to help regression testing.

And it would be extra work for Chris. I don't think performing a CVS
checkout is that hard.

> I never said it was a necessity - or even implied it. I said "wouldn't it
> be great if" (or WIBGI for short). I think it would be a good idea to have
> a separate testsuite that I can just install & run whenever a new snapshot
> gets launched. I think it will be of help to signal regressions and I want
> to be of help if I can. I *know* not having a license disclaimer does not
> deprive me of CVS access - I also know that I don't want to have to
> compile Cygwin every time I want to run the test suite - and the test
> suite as is just happens to depend on new-cygwin1.dll (to test a
> just-compiled Cygwin DLL).

Why *don't* you want to compile Cygwin when you run the testsuite?
"../src/configure && make", wait a while, all done.


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