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From Stas Bekman <s...@stason.org>
Subject Re: run_tests and test_clean
Date Thu, 16 Sep 2004 00:26:12 GMT
Geoffrey Young wrote:
>>Are you sure that there will be no side effects? 
> 
> 
> I'm pretty sure.  it's not like test_clean won't be called under normal
> 'make test' circumstances, it's just that now there would be a way around it
> if the user thinks it is beneficial.

Oh, now I remember where it was used. In the httpd-dev test suite: 'make 
test' was always nuking .so files and ssl stuff, which was a pain in an 
arse. But I don't know why Doug programmed it this way. It wasn't us who 
introduced that change.

>>If yes, then +1
> 
> 
> ok, cool.  if things blow up then I'll revert it, but I'm not seeing any
> problems on my end.

sure

>>Why not just run t/TEST directly instead of using make? I never use make
>>when developing tests. So it was never an issue for me.
> 
> 
> t/TEST works fine for smallish things, but make is nice for automatically
> computing and including library directories spread out all over the place.

+1

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