new blood

Christopher Faylor me@cgf.cx
Fri Apr 29 17:09:00 GMT 2005


On Fri, Apr 29, 2005 at 12:56:13PM -0400, Christopher Faylor wrote:
>Well, we've got some new blood in the mailing list so let me make
>my periodic plea for someone to step in and beef up the cygwin test
>suite.
>
>Ideally, someone would be scanning the mailing list looking for problems
>and adding test cases to catch the problems.
>
>A case in point is the SYSTEMROOT problem which was recently unearthed
>in the cygwin list.  Corinna fixed it a while ago and then I broke it
>again.  It would have been nice to have a test suite entry which detected
>that.
>
>Any volunteers for this job?  It won't be fun but it would be important.
>I'll certainly grant carte blanche checkin privileges to the testsuite
>for anyone who wants to do this.
>
>FWIW, I think this would also rate an entry on the "donations" page
>at the cygwin web site.

Another useful test-suite related thing would be for someone to run
the test-suite periodically and report any regressions here.

cgf



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