[webkit-dev] Putting layout tests on a separate repository (was "Supporting w3c ref tests and changing our convention")

Ryosuke Niwa rniwa at webkit.org
Mon Nov 7 20:57:54 PST 2011

On Mon, Nov 7, 2011 at 8:47 PM, David Levin <levin at chromium.org> wrote:

> On Mon, Nov 7, 2011 at 8:00 PM, Ryosuke Niwa <rniwa at webkit.org> wrote:
>> On Nov 4, 2011 4:59 PM, "Dirk Pranke" <dpranke at chromium.org> wrote:
>> > Actually, we should be encouraging people to use reftests now, since
>> > every port but two supports them, and we should be moving the last two
>> > over ASAP.
>> I'd argue that we should not encourage people from writing reftests until
>> we migrate those two ports to NRWT...
> It sounds like those last two port don't run pixel tests, so there
> wouldn't be a reduction in coverage by using reftests even before they are
> migrated, right?

They don't generate or compare ping images but they DO generate and compare
render tree dump tests for non tests so converting the existing tests to
reftests will reduce their test coverage.

- Ryosuke
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