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From Andrew Black <>
Subject Re: [VOTE] Re: regression test suite naming convention
Date Wed, 21 Mar 2007 16:21:32 GMT
Liviu Nicoara wrote:
> FWIW, option 3 makes more sense to me.
> It could be enhanced though in the light of Martin's reply to Mark: some 
> tests do not cleanly apply to a section. In which case option 3 can be 
> enhanced to place such tests in the regress dir w/o a section number.

I would agree with the suggested enhancement.  I recall seeing the reply 
in question, and I think the enhancement was batting around in the back 
of my mind prior to proposing the option, but I neglected to articulate it.

--Andrew Black

> Liviu
> Andrew Black wrote:
>> If we constrain ourselves to the proposed options, my vote is for 
>> Option 2.  The reason for this vote is because it allows us to more 
>> easily determine what regression tests need to be run for a particular 
>> change.
>> If we don't constrain ourselves to the proposed options, I wish to put 
>> forward an additional option.
>> Option 3:
>>    Put all regression tests in tests/regress/, using the following
>>    naming convention:
>>    tests/regress/<section-number>.stdcxx-<issue-number>.cpp
>> This option would allow us to quickly locate all regression tests, and 
>> identify which section each regression test applies to without 
>> consulting Jira.
>> --Andrew Black
>> Martin Sebor wrote:
>>> I'm not hearing any yay's or nay's on the proposed convention
>>> so how about a vote to practice our consensus building skills?
>>> Everyone is encouraged to vote, including non-committers.
>>> Option 1:
>>>   Put all regression tests in tests/regress/, naming each as
>>>   follows:
>>>   tests/regress/stdcxx-<issue-number>.cpp
>>> Option 2:
>>>   Mix regression tests in with the rest based on the clause
>>>   in the standard and name each according to the following
>>>   formula:
>>>   tests/<section>/<section-number>.stdcxx-<issue-number>.cpp
>>> Martin

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