[blfs-dev] Test Suites

Qrux qrux.qed at gmail.com
Thu Feb 16 21:31:48 PST 2012


On Feb 16, 2012, at 4:46 PM, Ken Moffat wrote:

> On Thu, Feb 16, 2012 at 03:29:37PM -0800, Qrux wrote:
>> 
>> Are you referring specifically to X11-related test suites?
> Mostly desktop apps, which is what I think you mean (to me, X is
> just Xorg and Mesa - I wouldn't argue with classing freetype,
> fontconfig, etc as part of X).
> 
> But, I've also seen problems which I believe to be XML-related (at
> one time, printing from abiword was broken by a libxml2 update, and
> with _my_ latest ghostscript (haven't had time to update that)
> there is what I think is an XML problem which causes my own printer
> model to disappear from the list provided by gutenprint, although I
> can see it in the raw XML list in the program source - also saw that
> once in the past, when upgrading gs, and fortunately I can pretend it
> is a different model of printer with satisfactory results.  Sure,
> abiword is desktop, and I suppose gs is (because of the way _we_
> have built it, to be able to display the tiger).

Isn't libxml2 generally separately-distributed?

Does it have a test suite?  Just trying to figure out how it relates...

	Q




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