[webkit-dev] Best practices for failing a flaky tests (was Re: Switching to new-run-webkit-tests)
mjs at apple.com
Thu Jul 7 10:06:14 PDT 2011
On Jul 7, 2011, at 10:03 AM, Eric Seidel wrote:
> I do not know the history as to why Chromium removed support for
> test_expectations cascading.
> Ideally we would have fewer test expectations, not more in the future. :)
The cascading is really really useful for supporting multiple different Mac OS X versions with different results, and WebKit2 as an orthogonal dimension. Perhaps one possibility is to have something like an include directive in the expectations file, so the cascading can be defined by the expectations files themselves, rather than hardcoded in scripts.
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