[webkit-dev] Switching to new-run-webkit-tests

Xan Lopez xan at gnome.org
Wed Jul 6 09:04:06 PDT 2011

On Wed, Jul 6, 2011 at 5:58 PM, Adam Roben <aroben at apple.com> wrote:
> On Jul 6, 2011, at 11:53 AM, Adam Roben wrote:
>> Now that more and more ports are switching to NRWT, it would be great for someone to explain what the best practices are for dealing with failing and flaky tests.
> Two specific questions I have:
> 1) Are the ports that have switched to NRWT no longer using Skipped files?
> 2) Are the ports that have switched to NRWT now using test_expectations.txt files?

GTK+ still uses Skipped. NWRT understands both (although you cannot
have both at the same time), but of course test_expectations.txt
allows much more flexibility.

> But I'm interested in a more general overview, too.

Same here. FWIW, the Chrome test_expectations.txt file has a lengthy
introductory comment with some guidelines.


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