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From "Stepan Mishura" <stepan.mish...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [build-and-test] Thoughts about testing infra
Date Thu, 06 Mar 2008 08:37:11 GMT
On 3/6/08, Nathan Beyer <nbeyer@gmail.com> wrote:
<SNIP>> >
> >  Thanks for your investment in the test suites, and taking time to think
> >  about the improvements.
> >
> >  The thing I struggle with is understanding the current system well
> >  enough to make a valuable contribution.
> >
> >  It would be really good to have a newbies' guide to the test suites
> >  document on the website with step-by-step instructions (like the quick
> >  help for contributors document).
>
> I concur with sentiment. I don't get a chance to continually work with
> the tool, so I start fresh every time I come back to and it seems
> every time I have to stumble over a bunch of little problems for about
> a day before getting it working again. I don't know if it's been
> resolved, but the issues with running on Ant 1.7 instead of Ant 1.6.5
> we always painful.

Yep, the system wasn't tested with 1.7. Could you file a JIRA is case
of troubles?

Thanks,
Stepan.

>
> -Nathan
>
> >
> >  While the architecture documentation would be interesting, I think many
> >  people work by running the simple case, then get dragged into
> >  investigating the complex cases when their needs require it.
> >
> >  Regards,
> >  Tim
> >
> >
> >
> >  > [1] http://harmony.apache.org/subcomponents/buildtest/index.html
> >  >
> >  > Thanks,
> >  > Stepan.
> >  >
> >
>

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