[webkit-dev] run-bindings-tests

Dirk Pranke dpranke at chromium.org
Fri Sep 9 11:35:10 PDT 2011

On Fri, Sep 9, 2011 at 10:17 AM, Geoffrey Garen <ggaren at apple.com> wrote:
> I also think it’s good to have a WebKit-specific or specific-enough word in
> script names when possible so you can have the scripts in your path even
> when not working on WebKit. That’s why run-webkit-tests has the word WebKit
> in it, and run-safari does not.
> I'd suggest one script -- run-webkit-tests -- with flags for including or
> excluding specific testing (layout tests, unit tests, bindings tests, etc.).
> That way, there's only one name to remember, you get a sensible default, and
> you can always use --help to figure special subtest settings as necessary.
> (I think a little bike shedding is OK here, since this is a tool we all use
> every day.)

Note that the mechanisms for running each sub-suite may vary
significantly, so practically the top-level script may just end up
shelling out to subscripts anyway. That said, I agree that the
top-level script should have the characteristics you describe.

-- Dirk

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