[webkit-dev] webkit test suite help
mrowe at apple.com
Sat Jan 12 02:17:41 PST 2008
On 12/01/2008, at 21:12, Mark Rowe wrote:
> On 12/01/2008, at 20:51, syed mehdi wrote:
>> Hi Guys,
>> I was trying to execute the webkit test suite after i received a
>> webkit build which have some local changes in it. I am working on
>> linux (ubuntu 6.0.6).
>> While executing the test suite using "WebKitTools/Scripts/run-
>> webkit-tests" i got an error that "WARNING: Your platform is not
>> recognized.....". Than i made a few changes in run-webkit-tests
>> perl script and defined the value of $platform to gtk, qt and gcc
>> (one by one), but all got failed with message as "Compiling
>> DumpRenderTree failed!".
> You shouldn't need to make any changes to run the layout tests for
> the Gtk port. Running "./WebKitTools/Scripts/run-webkit-tests --
> gtk" is sufficient. As far as I'm aware, I'm the only one that has
> run the layout tests for Gtk. Many of the tests do not have the
> required platform-specific results so you will get many tests
> "passing" with messages like:
> css1/basic/class_as_selector.html -> new (results generated in
> Other tests will fail, and some may crash or hang. DumpRenderTree
> for Gtk has been fleshed out enough that it makes it around half way
> through the tests before hanging. I've not investigated the current
> point at which it hangs -- it may be due to a bug in the Gtk port of
> WebKit, or missing functionality in the Gtk version of DumpRenderTree.
And I should say that improving DumpRenderTree for Gtk would be a
great way to contribute. In it's incomplete state it has already
helped catch several regressions in network loading behaviour.
Patches for any improvements are welcome!
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