[webkit-dev] A question about new-run-webkit-tests

Dirk Pranke dpranke at chromium.org
Sun Mar 20 23:24:41 PDT 2011

On Sun, Mar 20, 2011 at 9:32 PM, Maciej Stachowiak <mjs at apple.com> wrote:
> On Mar 18, 2011, at 2:22 PM, Dirk Pranke wrote:
>> In short, what Adam just said :)
>> In long(-er),
>> Your annoyance is quite understandable. I won't go into the reasons
>> for the delay, but the major technical reason has been fixed, finally.
>> These are the issues that I am aware of that remain:
>> * There are GTK bots that run NRWT as well as the Chromium bots
>> * I have been in conversations a bit w/ wms and lforschler to get the
>> apple mac port using it
>> * There are a couple of known minor bugs with the mac port
>> * There are some known minor features missing
>> * There are known issues with the apple win port not working (this is
>> probably the biggest issue keeping things from working, but it
>> shouldn't be too hard to surmount).
>> I hope to make rapid progress on all of these fronts, and pull
>> together all of the others issues into a single fairly easily
>> trackable spot.
>> I would like to be able to either say we're fully cut over or at least
>> give a good update at the meeting in April.
> Here's some of the issues I consider critical to address before the project can switch over (besides the additional test failures and flakiness):
> "new-run-webkit-tests output is different from (and worse than) original run-webkit-tests"
> <https://bugs.webkit.org/show_bug.cgi?id=37736>
> "new-run-webkit-tests does not report stderr output"
> <https://bugs.webkit.org/show_bug.cgi?id=37739>
> "new-run-webkit-tests should upload crash logs"
> <https://bugs.webkit.org/show_bug.cgi?id=55907>
> "new-run-webkit-tests low timeout is too sensitive to runaway processes or test crashes"
> <https://bugs.webkit.org/show_bug.cgi?id=37738>
> "new-run-webkit-tests doesn't support WebKit2"
> <https://bugs.webkit.org/show_bug.cgi?id=56729>
> "new-run-webkit-tests fails on Lion seed"
> <https://bugs.webkit.org/show_bug.cgi?id=56730>
> "new-run-webkit-tests doesn't support sample-on-timeout"
> <https://bugs.webkit.org/show_bug.cgi?id=56731>

Thanks for the feedback. That seems like a reasonable minimal barrier to me.

-- Dirk

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