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Re: Pre-release Testing.
Tom Tromey writes:
> When I run my tests I test "make", "make install", and "make check".
> I don't have the time to do more than that :-(
> My advice is to put as much testing into "make check" as possible.
> (My experience with automake is that once the appropriate framework
> exists, it is much easier to start writing tests.)
this is slightly off topic, but...
is "make check" supposed to work before "make install" (for packages
prepared using auto* tools)? i've always gated "make install" with
successful "make check", ie:
make check && make install
but now i'm wondering if this is a good idea.