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From Martin Sebor <>
Subject Re: [VOTE] Re: regression test suite naming convention
Date Thu, 22 Mar 2007 20:01:22 GMT
I also like option (3) best, so sounds like the home for
the new regression tests is unanimously in tests/regress/

The remaining question is the file name convention. Do we
go with <section-number>.stdcxx-<issue-number>.cpp or do
we allow things like:


e.g., 23.vector.cons.stdcxx-123.cpp

FWIW, I see no reason not to allow it since it provides
additional useful detail.


Mark Brown wrote:
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From:
>> Sent: Wed, 21 Mar 2007 09:56:30 -0600
>> To:
>> Subject: Re: [VOTE] Re: regression test suite naming convention
>> 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.
> I also think this option is better than the one I suggested. I suppose the file name
could include even more specific detail than just the section number such as the name of the
container or the member function, like vector.cons and so on.
> -- Mark
>> --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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