cairo-1.4.0 test suite

Bruce Dubbs bruce.dubbs at gmail.com
Mon Mar 19 12:01:18 PDT 2007


Dan Nicholson wrote:
> On 3/18/07, Randy McMurchy <randy at linuxfromscratch.org> wrote:
>> Bruce Dubbs wrote these words on 03/18/07 11:58 CST:
>>
>>> Sometimes developers will update their program and not update their test
>>> suites and have some tests become invalid.  I wonder if this is the case
>>> here.
>> Not sure. But what I'm looking for is someone to verify that the
>> tests fail for them as well. I can't determine if it is the package,
>> or my installation of it.
> 
> Can't say that I run the testsuite myself usually. However, I do read
> the cairo list archives pretty often. The testsuite is a very well
> exercised part of their development process and I think it should pass
> all tests or have XFAILs for known failures. Here's a recent message
> indicating that:
> 
> http://lists.freedesktop.org/archives/cairo/2007-February/009649.html
> 
> I don't know how much effort you want to put into this. I just thought
> I toss in my understanding of the upstream situation.

If their tests don't fail and ours do, it would be good to know why.

  -- Bruce



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