[PD-dev] Patches for automated build testing (was Re: buildbot or some other proper build automation)

Hans-Christoph Steiner hans at at.or.at
Sun Aug 29 22:16:05 CEST 2010

On Thu, 2010-08-26 at 21:51 +0200, András Murányi wrote:
>         >         We could do something like "make DESTDIR=/tmp
>         >         install" and then run it from there for tests.
>         > 
>         > What kinds of tests do you imagine? Buildbot has support for
>         > unit tests and more.
>         > 
>         Basically running pd patches that are designed to test
>         something, then output a standard result, like the word
>         "SUCCESS" or something like that.  We need to write them :)
> What about starting to make a list of things to test? I'd nominate
> [expr]...
> And (you'll love this :) externals' authors can make similar test
> patches for their stuff!

Yeah, I think people just need to start generating patches.  I updated
the wiki page with some ideas about how it should be structured:



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