[PD-dev] regression tests

Hans-Christoph Steiner hans at eds.org
Wed Apr 30 15:18:14 CEST 2003

On Wed, 30 Apr 2003, guenter geiger wrote:

> On Tue, 29 Apr 2003, Hans-Christoph Steiner wrote:
> > I am motivated by the fact that pd devel_0_36 from CVS has some
> > key bugs in it on my Linux box.  There are two clear demonstrations of the
> > problems: the first is that the bold border around a message doesn't go
> > away after I click on the message.  All of the message I click get stuck
> > with this bold border around them.  Also bangs stop displaying after
> > displaying once.  And the second problem is demonstrated by maxlib's
> > [velocity].  When I use it with the CVS pd, the only thing it outputs is
> > "nan".  When I reverted to the "pd" package using apt-get, all of the
> > above problems disappeared.  When I get more time, I can do a thorough bug
> > report if anyone is interested.
> Strange, which debian version are you using ? (actually sid comes with
> the CVS pd version because of the jack support, same with the Planet
> CCRMA package).
> Either the problem is specific to your system or the bug has been
> introduced recently.
> regarding 2)
> Yes regression tests would be a good thing, but it is unlikely that
> you can write a regression test that catches the bugs you mentioned.
> Anyhow, the first big task that has to be done in CVS now is
> to merge with 0.37.

I'll wait until 0.37 is merged in, then I start this process again.  0.37
might just fix my issues.  I'll write a little -nogui test patch to
highlight the [velocity]/"nan" problem then too.



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