[lttng-dev] babeltrace tests (master/2.0)

Nathan Lynch nathan_lynch at mentor.com
Fri Aug 11 18:19:05 UTC 2017

Philippe Proulx <eeppeliteloop at gmail.com> writes:

> On Thu, Aug 10, 2017 at 5:40 PM, Nathan Lynch <nathan_lynch at mentor.com> wrote:
>> Ping?
> Sorry. We looked into this. There seems to be no easy way with Automake
> to have individual `check` targets in subdirectories and make the
> top-level `check` target recurse without stopping when a subdirectory
> fails.
> As you wrote, it is possible with --keep-going, but this is not common
> practice and we don't expect our users to read make(1) to be able to run
> all the tests unconditionally.
> I asked the Automake mailing list about this
> <http://lists.gnu.org/archive/html/automake/2017-08/msg00004.html> and
> we will most probably implement the suggested solution, which is to have
> individual top-level (in tests/) `check-X` targets which rerun Make with
> specific sets of tests.
> Thank you for reporting this by the way.

Thanks for following up.  A well-functioning test suite is a really
useful guide for occasional contributors like me :-)

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