[webkit-dev] PSA: Chromium layout test fallbacks AKA down with graphs, long live trees

Dirk Pranke dpranke at chromium.org
Wed Apr 11 16:46:40 PDT 2012

This change has been made.

I will note, however, that the fallback order for all WebKit ports is
still not a tree :( The webkit2 ports will use results in platform/wk2
in addition to their non-wk2 fallback paths :(

-- Dirk

On Mon, Mar 26, 2012 at 12:00 PM, Ojan Vafai <ojan at chromium.org> wrote:
> Sometime this week or next, we plan to change the Chromium layout test
> fallback order. We'll be changing it so all chromium ports fallback to
> platform/chromium, then to platform/mac. They will never fallback to
> platform/win or platform/mac-* as they do today.
> The benefits of this change are that it makes the fallback order much easier
> to reason about for both human beings and code. I believe it makes the
> fallback order for all WebKit ports a tree instead of a complex graph. This
> will have minimal impact on the number of expected result files in the tree
> since only a few hundred chromium tests currently fallback to platform/win
> and/or platform/mac-*.
> Ojan
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