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From "Sean Qiu" <sean.xx....@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [build-and-test] Thoughts about testing infra
Date Fri, 07 Mar 2008 01:48:40 GMT
I know we can all suites have a property to specify runtime to be testes. :)
But if we want to test another runtime,  we need to specify them one by one.

I mean is there a way to specify it globally?

 08-3-6Stepan Mishura<stepan.mishura@gmail.com> д
> On 3/5/08, Sean Qiu <sean.xx.qiu@gmail.com> wrote:
>  <SNIP>>
>
> > > Harmony test suites can be used as stand alone suites to verify/test
>  > > different implementations C in other words, the suites are not tightly
>  > > coupled with DRL VM, for example, it is possible to run them against
>  > > IBM VME (BTW, may it be makes sense to run full set of suites against
>  > > IBM VME for each milestone candidate as for DRL VM. Any volunteers?)
>  > >
>  >
>  > It sounds reasonable, in fact, i am going to plan the same thing.
>  > Maybe we can make our BTI a more flexible infrastrcture for more runtime.
>  > We can pick up a runtime before starting the BTI as well as the test
>  > suite, such as:
>  >
>  > drlvm+harmony -|               |- classlib unit test
>  > j9vm+harmony  -| --  BTI ----|- vm unit test
>  > ...                    -|               |- ...
>  >
>
>
> Sean,
>
>  With the current BTI it is possible to select runtime for running test
>  suite - all suites have a property to specify runtime to be testes.
>  IMO the only thing to be improved here is to unify a property name for
>  all suites.
>
>  Or do you mean that it should be possible to run a test suite by turns
>  on different VMs?
>
>  Thanks,
>
> Stepan.
>
>
>  >
>  > Volunteer :)
>  >
>  > > I'm going to update the test infra home page [1] with info related to
>  > > the renewed trunk. Also I think the page should contain some words
>  > > about project's testing strategy: i.e. how Harmony QA and release
>  > > process are organized - integrity/snapshot testing, milestones, code
>  > > freeze and etc., what suites are there (their description and
>  > > purpose). I think this may encourage people to invest efforts into
>  > > developing tests.
>  > >
>  > > Other ideas and thoughts?
>  > >
>  > > [1] http://harmony.apache.org/subcomponents/buildtest/index.html
>  > >
>  > > Thanks,
>  > > Stepan.
>  > >
>  >
>  >
>  > --
>  > Sean, Xiao Xia Qiu
>  > China Software Development Lab, IBM
>  >
>


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Sean, Xiao Xia Qiu
China Software Development Lab, IBM
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