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From Noah Slater <>
Subject Re: Javascript Test Suite
Date Wed, 27 Mar 2013 23:17:05 GMT
I'll second that. Good luck!

On 27 March 2013 21:05, Wendall Cada <> wrote:

> In 1.3.0, there is a new part of the test suite to run the javascript
> tests from the command line. I'm running into various issues on different
> hardware/OS configurations. Mostly, tests hanging or timing out and
> failing. These are really hard to troubleshoot, as they all pass just fine
> if run individually.
> What I'm experimenting with today is rewriting how the tests are
> implemented to be run one at a time from a loop in bash, versus a loop in
> javascript. I think the failures I'm running into are improper
> setup/teardown. There may be an issue with rapid delete and adding a db, or
> rapidly starting and stopping couchdb, but I think this is not what's
> happening in my failures.
> The nature of spidermonkey doesn't allow for spawning threads, or
> sandboxing, etc, so it's hard looking at the test suite to see how I can
> improve running all tests. I think it's far better to have the setup spawn
> a new interpreter for each test. Tear down will kill the interpreter.
> Wendall


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