[webkit-dev] Proposal to enable compile flags only for EWS run

Ryosuke Niwa rniwa at webkit.org
Thu Aug 16 11:25:07 PDT 2012

On Thu, Aug 16, 2012 at 11:01 AM, Bruno Abinader <brunoabinader at gmail.com>wrote:

> On Thu, Aug 16, 2012 at 1:28 PM, Adam Barth <abarth at webkit.org> wrote:
> > In that case, he might want to start with one port, get that working
> > well, and then expand to the other ports.
> >
> > Adam
> That's exactly what I am doing :) As I'm mostly familiar with Qt, it
> is the chosen platform were I am basing layout test results. I'm
> building and testing locally, both with and without the feature flag
> enabled, to make sure I'm not breaking any previous behavior. All new
> CSS3 text decorations are getting proper layout tests, and I am also
> taking care of editing feature, which I found proper spec already (
> https://dvcs.w3.org/hg/editing/raw-file/tip/editing.html ) and
> studying it. So far I just found basic text decoration support, so
> this is pretty well assured by current implementation.
> >
> >
> > On Thu, Aug 16, 2012 at 10:03 AM, Peter Beverloo <peter at chromium.org>
> wrote:
> >> It depends on the kind of feature you're working on, indeed.
> >>
> >> While I don't know what Bruno's use-case is, In the case of text
> decoration,
> >> I guess it could involve testing the complex test code paths which can
> be
> >> different for port/platform combinations.
> Indeed. So far there were no big changes between platforms (except
> pixel tests font size/type differences, for instance). But it's always
> good to be backed by EWS results to be sure everything's fine. I
> enjoyed your solution (to provide a separate patch to make EWS run the
> tests) which won't get landed, and that's what I'm going to do until
> we find a better solution. Thanks for the input!

FYI, non-Chromium EWS don't run tests.

- Ryosuke
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