Changes between Version 1 and Version 2 of TestingPatches


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Timestamp:
Jul 16, 2007 2:47:46 PM (7 years ago)
Author:
simonmar
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add link to test suite docs

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  • TestingPatches

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    66 * Get a repository containing the latest HEAD, the patches you want to push, and no other patches or unrecorded changes. Depending on what you are doing, your working repository might be appropriate; otherwise you might prefer to keep a separate repository just for patch testing. 
    77 * Run the validate script in the root of the tree. This will do a "quick" build and then run the testsuite in "fast" mode. Do not push if any of the tests give unexpected results! 
    8  * Depending on the nature of the changes, more testing might be sensible. e.g. if possible, build system changes should be tested on Linux, Mac OS X and Windows machines. 
     8 * Depending on the nature of the changes, more testing might be sensible. e.g. if possible, build system changes should be tested on Linux, Mac OS X and Windows machines.  Look at the full documentation for the [wiki:Building/RunningTests test suite]. 
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    1010The validate script should take around 20mins on a fast, dual core machine.