[webkit-dev] Update: new-run-webkit-tests migration

Eric Seidel eric at webkit.org
Mon Apr 19 13:16:16 PDT 2010

new-run-webkit-tests --child-processes=1
Will run all tests in the main thread with a single DRT process.

One of the things I would like to fix before foisting
new-run-webkit-tests onto everyone is to make the --help much clearer.


On Mon, Apr 19, 2010 at 12:13 PM, Alexey Proskuryakov <ap at webkit.org> wrote:
> On 18.04.2010, at 23:57, Eric Seidel wrote:
>> If you're on a Mac and would like to experience sub-3-minute layout
>> test runs and are willing to deal with a few bugs, try
>> new-run-webkit-tests instead of run-webkit-tests next time you run the
>> tests.  We'd love to see questions/comments/complaints you have.
> Is it possible to NOT run the tests in parallel? A useful method for dealing
> with flaky tests is to repeat them many times, and running them sequentially
> is better for this use case.
> run-webkit-tests --repeat-each 100 http/tests/appcache # uh-oh, filing a bug
> - WBR, Alexey Proskuryakov

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