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From Paul Davis <paul.joseph.da...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Elixir suite has landed on master!
Date Thu, 08 Nov 2018 18:49:13 GMT
Yay!
On Thu, Nov 8, 2018 at 12:36 PM Adam Kocoloski <kocolosk@apache.org> wrote:
>
> Oh, very cool. Glad to see that get merged!
>
> Adam
>
> > On Nov 8, 2018, at 11:23 AM, Joan Touzet <wohali@apache.org> wrote:
> >
> > Resending since my first email didn't get through...
> >
> > In case you're not on notifications@, you may have missed that the
> > Elixir test suite has just landed on master.
> >
> > This is the heroic effort of many people to modernize our aging
> > JavaScript test suite by converting it to Elixir. The work is
> > ongoing, and if you know Elixir (or want to learn it), we'd love
> > your help!
> >
> > Replacing the JS test suite with an Elixir one is a key step in
> > our long term strategy to mitigate against our dependency on
> > SpiderMonkey 1.8.5. It also gives us a much richer environment in
> > which we can build and run tests.
> >
> > At the moment, this test suite is not run by the `make check`
> > command. You must run `make elixir` to run the Elixir test suite.
> > It's our intent to move `make check` over to the elixir tests
> > as soon as there is feature parity between the JS and Elixir
> > suites.
> >
> > If you do not have the dependencies installed that you need to
> > run Elixir, you can use the scripts in our apache/couchdb-ci
> > repository to install them for you. (Thanks, Ilya!) Clone
> > the repo, and run the `bin/install-elixir.sh` script
> > with root permissions. You must have `git`, `unzip` and `wget`
> > installed for this script to work.
> >
> > Thanks again to everyone who helped us get this far!
> > -Joan
>

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